Western: Yankee Springs

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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby Mike_D » August 5th, 2014, 10:13 pm

How's the trail conditions at Yankee? Typical summer sandy beach flip flop friendly?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby brokenbones » October 12th, 2014, 6:56 pm

Hit Yankee Saturday, and the trail was in great shape. No obstructions and fast. Late summer sand was firmed up. Really was surprised at the door mat climb reroute - loved it!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby MFawley » November 27th, 2014, 1:22 pm

Was snowing pretty hard out there today! Started out fine but by the end it was pretty slippery. I ran into one guy out there with a saw clearing. I also stopped a few times to remove some of the larger stuff. Still a bunch of debris out there. Most might be covered by snow now too. Fat bikes would probably have blast out there.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby mcsmith24 » December 4th, 2014, 9:41 am

Rode yesterday. Things are great out there. Some stuff down but conditions are great for December!
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby MFawley » December 12th, 2014, 6:34 pm

Anyone know the conditions? Is there snow on the ground out there? Was hoping to get in a ride tomorrow afternoon.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby RickPlite » December 12th, 2014, 9:35 pm

MFawley wrote:Anyone know the conditions? Is there snow on the ground out there? Was hoping to get in a ride tomorrow afternoon.


dry, no snow.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ChrisInYpsi » December 18th, 2014, 8:16 pm

Rode Yankee this afternoon after Custer. You folks are right - this trail drains exceptionally well. There was a dusting of snow and a light misty drizzle but there was no mud at all.

No trail obstructions either. Good to go.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby oogs » December 25th, 2014, 11:55 pm

How is the trail holding up after the last few days of rain?
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » December 27th, 2014, 11:34 am

I'm heading out there today on the singlespeed, I am betting that the trail will be fine to ride. I'll repost conditions here afterwards.
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Re: Western: Yankee Springs

Postby ReidRules18 » December 27th, 2014, 8:22 pm

Yankee was rideable for sure today. Just some damp leaves.

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