Sunday, February 26, 2017

Rattlesnake Connector Trail - Post Febocalypse Clean Up

Poor water drainage and a deluge of rain removed a section of trail

Same area, angle reversed
The trail now bypasses the washed out trail

An eight foot section of fell down the hillside leaving users to walk up and around on the slippery slope

Reverse angle


This debris slide covered the trail

A path is now cut through the debris

This mud slide covered a section of the trail

Clear path


Thursday, February 23, 2017

Post Storm Trail Repairs on Jesusita Trail

High water runoff caused the trail to open up and begin to slide down the hill

After, improved outsloping and small wall in place to hold up the trail
This washout also occurred when a extreme flow of water breached the trail

Washout reverse angle

Corey laying the foundation for the tread through the washed out area

New tread taking shape

Joani and Corey looking over the finished product

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Trails At The End Of Tunnel Road Closed Tomorrow - 2/23/17!

This closure was ordered in order to clean up the fire road and will effect the following trails:
Jesusita, Tunnel, Seven Falls, Arlington/Cathedral Peaks.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Tunnel Trail Tread Repair and Erosion Prevention

This section of trail has been narrowed by rockfall and slough leaving the trail begin eroded off the edge

After- wider and safety with outsloping

Several rutting by improper water drainage

Water drains placed above this area and in the foreground will help prevent erosion below this area

West Fork Cold Spring Wash Out - Feb 2017

Use extreme caution on West Fork of Cold Spring Trail as a large wash out has obliterated a huge section of trail.  It is advised to avoid this section all together while the FS decides on use status over the next few days.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Jesusita Trail Boulder Busting

Selden standing in front of the immovable 1000# rock on Jesusita Trail

Holes drilled, shims and wedges placed

Close up of shims and wedge

Crack forming along the wedge line

Separating the split rock

Clean split

The split boulder now a movable size with rock bars

Open trail