MCMBA: Rouge Park

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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby RazBarry_KB » August 10th, 2016, 2:50 pm

Ho Daddy has been out there every week for the past month or so according to MCMBA's Facebook page. Sounds like it's in great shape.
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby c0nsumer » August 10th, 2016, 2:52 pm

RazBarry_KB wrote:Ho Daddy has been out there every week for the past month or so according to MCMBA's Facebook page. Sounds like it's in great shape.


Excellent! That's great to hear.
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby chris_f » August 10th, 2016, 4:16 pm

Yes, the unusually dry summer has been good for the trail, and I've heard recent reports of rides with no issues reported now that the recent deadfall has been cleared. Hoping to get there soon to help out Joe and assess a few spots for improvement.
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby ihateplaindave » August 11th, 2016, 10:59 am

Is the trail easy to find/follow?
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby chris_f » August 11th, 2016, 12:16 pm

Generally, yes - the trailhead has a kiosk at the northeast corner of Outer and Tireman with map, and throughout the trail there are post with arrows. About a mile in there is a easy/hard split (easy -left, harder - right) that needs a better sign, but they rejoin right after. At the top of the loop one must exit to Joy, cross the river on the sidewalk, then return to the woods, and likewise at the bottom along Tireman. This is indicated on the map online and kiosk.
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby ihateplaindave » August 11th, 2016, 1:27 pm

Thanks
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby WishIcouldcatchmybreath » August 12th, 2016, 12:50 pm

Rode the trail yesterday evening; first time in about 2 years. I was impressed how nice the west side of the trail is - the tread has firmed up very nicely, and HoDaddy's trail work was obvious - thank you! The east side of the trail is a bit overgrown at the moment, but is very navigable as is. There are a couple of spots on the east side that could be tweaked for slightly better flow, but overall its a fun ride.
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Re: MCMBA: Rouge Park

Postby SloMo » August 15th, 2016, 6:21 am

I should plan to try this trail again, to purge the bad experience out of my mind...
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