Monday, February 1, 2016

Post Storm Clean-Up on Rattlesnake Canyon Trail

Water runoff from Gibraltar Rd cut a deep groove into the trail

After- the tread is uniform and source of runoff eliminated

Tree down on lower trail


Lack of water drainage caused pooling and mud on the trail

After- improved drainage will prevent trail mudding

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Rattlesnake Trail Water Diversion Project

Getting the trails ready for El Nino!

B4- Water pooling up behind and sneaking right past this former "water bar"

After- Pool party over

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cold Spring Trail Partially Re-Opens Following The Gibraltar Fire - Details Below

 Cold Spring Trail has reopened between the lower trail head and Montecito Peak only.  Trail between Montecito Peak and Camino Cielo Rd. is an active fire zone at this time and closed until further notice.  

Photos taken during the fire from the Riviera and from Cold Spring Trail  following the trail's re-opening.

Morning of 10/29

  Phos Chek dropped via jetliner

Not a worry in the world

 10/29 PM, Montecito Peak to the right

Cold Spring Trail on 11/1

View from Montecito Peak couple months back


Closed portion of Cold Spring Trail as seen from Montecito Peak, 
multiple slides are just some of the issues on this section of trail

Fire fighters mopping up on the perimeter

Monday, September 28, 2015

National Public Lands Day 2015 on Cold Spring Trail was a success!

You may notice that Cold Spring Trail got a little more user friendly this past weekend.  This was thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers, local trail organizations, on this City, County, and USFS sponsored event.

Tread Reclaiming

The Trail Head

Monday, August 3, 2015

Snake - 0, Lizard - 0

Q: Who is more fierce, the lizard or the snake?

A: It's a tie, they both died