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Weekly Trails Report

Weekly Trails Report

Weekly Trails Report – April 15, 2018

1) Contractor Trail Maintenance:
• Singletrack Trails continued contracted maintenance program. They accomplished the following:
• Finished maintenance on the Lyons Trail
• Finished a short re-route on the north end of Columbine Trail to address erosion and tread sustainability issues.
• Completed general maintenance on about 75% of Columbine trail (moving from north to south). This work included creating and/or fixing drainage, removing critical edge and fixing erosion-damaged tread.

2) Outlook for the week ahead:
• Singletrack Trails will be continuing their maintenance program. The projects they will be working on include:
• Finishing maintenance on the Columbine Trail
• Adding rock steps on lower Massey Draw Trail, adjacent to the steep hill where the Lindenwood connection intersects. They will also install a choke a bit above the steep hill to reduce bicycle speeds.
• A short re-route at the west end of the High Meadow Trail to address a commonly muddy and eroded section trail
• Fixing tread erosion problems on the South Shaffer trail

3) Other VTC activities for the week:
• Coordination with contractor on maintenance and monitoring maintenance budget
• Regular field visits with contractor to inspect work done
• Flagging of micro-alignment on Docmann Gulch Loop Trail alignment
• Discussion and coordination with Trail Club on initial volunteer activities for the work season

If there are questions or comments, please contact us at trails@kcranch.org

Jeff Lyslo and Dan Mullins
Volunteer Trail Coordinators

Weekly Trails Report – April 8, 2018

1) Contractor Trail Maintenance:
• Singletrack Trails worked this past week on cleaning and improving drainage features on several trails: Lower Cougar, Massey Draw, Colorow, Stove Prairie, Lyons Trail.
• Installed a few more steps in Massey Draw canyon, between the 2 switchbacks.
• Installed additional rock armoring on Colorow Trail where the trail crosses a drainage.

2) Outlook for the week ahead:
• Singletrack Trails will be working on maintenance for the Columbine Trail, in the south hogback open space. Vehicles will be staged on the Cathy Johnson Trail. This maintenance also includes a short trail reroute at the north end of the trail to improve sustainability.
• Singletrack Trails will be adding rock steps on lower Massey Draw Trail, adjacent to the steep hill where the Lindenwood connection intersects. They will also install a choke a bit above the steep hill to reduce bicycle speeds.

If there are questions or comments, please contact us at trails@kcranch.org.

Jeff Lyslo and Dan Mullins
Volunteer Trail Coordinators

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