San Diego

3 trail day

Today was busy: dropped swag off at Ellsworth for a Gravity Pirates event, but could not participate as I have no insurance 🙁 Then to Sycamore to kill some time and help out before… going to Copper Canyon for this The day ended well, with the privilege of helping Rich J and Jason layout a …

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Calavera bypass

added a little bypass at Calavera for those unable to make the climb on the other side, coming from the east. It was a safety issue mostly. I witnessed several inexperienced riders while doing trail work here (before the reroute) fail to crest the hill on the other side, and suffer the consequences of rolling …

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Hosp Grove

Looks like a “stroller path,” but it’s still a fun, albeit short, ride. Built in 1999, it was designed extremely well, but the addition of logs to the edges has trapped water and sediment causing problems in a few areas. images: http://www.panoramio.com/user/7360633/tags/Trail%20Work-CA-Hosp%20Grove  

Calavera 2-2013

Work on Monkey Flower West, or Chamise, continues. trying to brush back some of the hand touchers, and fix/enhance some of the turns, flow, and drainage so it moves better. Hoping for more rain as its starting to get dry, and tread work will have to stop by next week, as this is a pretty …

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Calavera 1-2013 part 2

started working on Monkey Flower West:   more photos: http://www.panoramio.com/user/7360633/tags/Trail%20Work-CA-Monkey%20Flower%20West%201-2013 I wanted to do a reroute here, but was told that was a no-go by the land manger, so I did the best I could snaking it left-to-right in some a “somewhat” flowy s-turns attempt to get flow and drainage. It’s a hard stretch of …

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Mission Trails- E-Ticket extension

SDMBA Trail work happens every third Saturday at Mission Trails (during the rainy months) Today focused on removing dull straightness and adding a little curve, flow, and grade reversals in a few spots to the E-Ticket extension. more: http://www.panoramio.com/user/7360633/tags/Trail%20Work-CA-Mission%20Trails-E%20Ticket    

Trail Work- Calavera 1-2013

Calavera, Monkey Flower East January 6, 7, 10: http://www.panoramio.com/user/7360633/tags/Trail%20Work-CA-Monkey%20Flower%20East%201-2013