We’ll take it…
Thanks to all of our builders and volunteers who put in some awesome work on the mountains this month. Keep an eye on our events calendar for some upcoming trail days!
Check out below the work that our volunteers and builders have been up to this past month!
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TAP Sponsor: Fox
Improvement of tread, removal of potential hazards such as stumps, rocks, and roots. Rebuild berms, clear drains, improve sight lines.
Jersey Shore Cont.
Removal of downed tree and rebuild of berm. Improvement of entrance to another berm.
TAP Trail Day
Trail tread repair and drainage.
Cut old culvert in half and installed one section above bridge, corner refreshed with more dirt. Corner was reshaped and mineral soil replenished.
Trail Adopter: Rocky Mountain Bicycles
Roots covered with armouring and mineral soil. Drainage added with grade reversals. Berm added to bottom corner with heavy anchored armouring.
Re-surface corner to remove slippery mud and replace with mineral soil.
TAP Sponsor: Coast Mountain Trail Running
Added crib to collapsed corner, using a length of cedar which was harvested from the trail two years ago. Added new stakes from cedar prepared at home. Added rocks and mineral soil to raise the tread.
Will need to add some more mineral soil once the tread is packed in after a few cycles of rainfall.
Thriving Non-Profits Participants
The NSMBA was also chosen to participate in the Thriving Non-Profits program run by Scale Collaborative and supported by the West Vancouver Foundation. “Thriving Non-Profits is a learning program developed by non-profit leaders for non-profit leaders. The...
Active Transportation projects Being Deferred – Take Action!
Dear NSMBA Members, The District of North Vancouver recently released the draft 2023-2027 budget and it is now in the Public Consultation phase until March 6th, 2023. There are significant proposed cuts to parks, recreation, and active transportation, and a very...
Trail Crew Update – February, 2023
Dreamweaver, Drainage and Dismounting January continued the trend of relatively dry conditions, which we weren’t complaining about! The trail crew picked up where we left off before Christmas with continuing work on Dreamweaver. A few sections that have been...