CRAMBA: Stony Creek

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby Sortaslow » October 10th, 2013, 7:56 am

kwings00 wrote:Hit Stony last night...cutting tree roots from the trail? I noticed it in a couple different areas.


Meet us at the trail head this sat at 9 am. We plan on a having full de-rooting effort.

As consumer said, just dirt. Breathe. Relax. This roots will be back. Until then I'll enjoy my rigid a tad more at stony.

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » October 10th, 2013, 8:05 am

ZOMG they're gonna pave the trail!!!!!!!11111111oneoneleven :roll:

This same refrain pops up every Fall in the Addison thread as well. We're not "dumbing it down" or "turning the trail into a brown sidewalk". We're trying to save the root from getting so exposed that it HAS to be removed. Come next Spring, it will likely magically re-appear, and next Fall we do the dance yet again.

Relax. Support your local TC. We ain't doing this for the money.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » October 10th, 2013, 8:14 am

I think the two most notable spots to me are the start of the Roller Coaster, which is no longer just a blown out rut, and the root just before getting into the benchcut clearing in The Snake. Particularly this year I noticed the front edge of that root getting really exposed as people would cross it at an angle and their tire would slide, pushing the dirt out. The root is now packed full again and it is a much more pleasant, flowing section to ride.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby Sortaslow » October 10th, 2013, 10:29 am

Also, if allowed to be exposed too much, weather, time, and more traffic will erode the dirt to the point that the root becomes fully exposed. It then will break or need to be removed.

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby mrbikester » October 10th, 2013, 9:25 pm

We rode the pines and roller coaster today and it was all really really nice. You have to love this weather.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » October 15th, 2013, 4:41 pm

Nice and fast this afternoon. Great fall colors as well.

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » October 20th, 2013, 12:26 pm

REAL nice this morning.
Surprisingly fast.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby Xtian1206= » October 21st, 2013, 2:34 pm

has anyone rode today yet? still undecided if im going at 5pm or not because of the rains this morning.. trails may not be ideal to ride. . . :( and i may not be able to go for the rest of the week :(
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » October 26th, 2013, 3:11 pm

Thanks go out to Lloyd and Mark for helping with today's project.
We replaced the old, rotting, uphill log pile in the second half of the lower roller Coaster with a triple.
Give them a try.

The rest of the trail looked to be very dry.

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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » October 28th, 2013, 5:57 pm

Absolutely beautiful afternoon out there. Probably 50% of the leaves are now down, and what's left are bright yellow. I really like the log pile replacement. Instead of one loose/chunky/awkward pile there are now three of increasing steepness. That line is going to get a lot more use now.
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby lawn dart » October 30th, 2013, 5:22 am

Rode Pines, Snake, Roller Coaster, Back 9 and a bunch of the connector trails Tuesday evening. All were in fine shape with no wetness on any of the singletrack. Great job to all the TCs.
Met Tom as he was heading out for a night ride. Saw a few hikers. Stony sees a lot of action!
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby xycarp » November 8th, 2013, 7:05 pm

Heading to Stony for a ride tomorrow, assuming it will be hunter free... :) Anyone been out there lately? Any trail reports?
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » November 8th, 2013, 8:34 pm

xycarp wrote:Heading to Stony for a ride tomorrow, assuming it will be hunter free... :) Anyone been out there lately? Any trail reports?


Other than a few greasy spots on the 2-track and in the Pines, and a metric *beep* of leaves on the trail,it was in pretty nice shape tonight. :icon_thumleft:
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby xycarp » November 8th, 2013, 8:51 pm

Cool, thanks. Looking forward to cranking through tomorrow at sunrise... :)
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Re: CRAMBA: Stony Creek

Postby PK » November 18th, 2013, 7:30 pm

Please post-up any fallen tree locations.
I've got to assume it's a mess.
I'm planning to get out there this weekend to clean it up..
Not sure yet, but figure Saturday AM around 10:00..

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