As we prep for peak season riding, builders are getting busy out on the trails! Check out the updates below.
The wooden Ring feature, an elevated ladder bridge to drop, was showing signs of degradation and instability.
During – Framework
After- rebuilding of feature
Before – Tree Clear
After – Tree Clear
Mountain Highway Access
Ferns and organic materials were pulled out of the path of the reroute and placed to the side for later naturalization.
The trail was dug down past the duff to provide a more solid base for the road base that was delivered by the DNV.
DNV delivered road base and crush to complete route. NSMBA trail crew spent time regrading the trail once the DNV crew was finished, as it was too steep for riding. The sides of the trail were naturalized using ferns and left-over organic materials
Rock armour no longer in desired riding line.
Rocks removed and replaced in the desired riding line.
Before – This low spot was continually collecting with water.
During – A ground bridge was constructed to alleviate the damage being done to the tread and to the roots.
After – The entrance and exit were filled with rocks to elevate the trail surface and then capped with mineral soil
Water Towers Connector
Youth Trail Stewards
Removed the bridge, dug down and lowered the entire structure so that it matches the trail grade.
Removed bridge. Dismantled, stringers will be repurposed for cribbing. Slats were left to the side to be removed on a later date.
Installed culvert, cribbed with rock and topped with mineral soil.
Trail Adopter: Mosaic
Cleared drains, filled holes, removed outcropping rocks from trailbed, began large drainage ditching near St.
Marys/Dempsey climb trailhead
Trail Adopter: Rocky Mountain
After – Line clean up, trail narrowed, drainage added
Project 2 – Berm re-worked
Before – Rearmouring this section of the climb
Widening the climbing corner and raising the trail surface with mineral soil
Before Drainage work
After – A drainage feature was dug above the reroute to redirect water off the trail entirely
additional mineral soil was thrown in the areas where the dirt washed away.
Before – Trail was collapsing into the ditch
During – Posts installed
After – Berm into small jump
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