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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby cjn1014 » June 15th, 2011, 8:24 pm

somebody, please kill that downed "duck" tree. i'm 5'11'', and i skimmed my camelbak everytime today.

otherwise, stupid fast out there, sand wallows will probably be improved with a touch of rain tonight.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby NovaraAspen » June 15th, 2011, 8:40 pm

I don't see how the duck tree is a problem for everyone. My husband is 6'5" and has no problem riding under it....
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby c0nsumer » June 15th, 2011, 8:41 pm

NovaraAspen wrote:I don't see how the duck tree is a problem for everyone. My husband is 6'5" and has no problem riding under it....


I don't think it's a problem really, but I also don't think it's safe. It's risky and a spot where one can carry a lot of speed around the corner, so I'd think it should go.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby Roy » June 16th, 2011, 7:06 am

It is impossible to judge how high the tree is when you are on the down hill approach.
It is like a 13'6" semi going under a 14' underpass, to close.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby dirt » June 16th, 2011, 7:41 am

NovaraAspen wrote:I don't see how the duck tree is a problem for everyone. My husband is 6'5" and has no problem riding under it....


I've never had a problem riding under it.

Hint: The tree is higher on the left, and the ground slopes down to the left. Thus, the further to the left you ride, the more clearance you'll have.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby nailgunn » June 16th, 2011, 8:23 am

Heck am phat and I can get under that thing.. Honestly I kinda like it there. I truley wish we could make more out of it.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » June 16th, 2011, 11:04 am

nailgunn wrote:Heck am phat and I can get under that thing.. Honestly I kinda like it there. I truley wish we could make more out of it.


Maybe cut a "divot" for helmet/pack clearance. :icon_thumleft:
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby jalopy jockey » June 16th, 2011, 1:44 pm

utabintarbo wrote:
nailgunn wrote:Heck am phat and I can get under that thing.. Honestly I kinda like it there. I truley wish we could make more out of it.


Maybe cut a "divot" for helmet/pack clearance. :icon_thumleft:


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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » June 16th, 2011, 2:35 pm

jalopy jockey wrote:
utabintarbo wrote:
nailgunn wrote:Heck am phat and I can get under that thing.. Honestly I kinda like it there. I truley wish we could make more out of it.


Maybe cut a "divot" for helmet/pack clearance. :icon_thumleft:


I was thinking beaded curtain with a peace symbol.


Then we'd expect *beep* on the other side. :twisted:
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby wingzz » June 17th, 2011, 7:31 am

The tree is now gone, got out last evening and cleared it
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby PK » June 17th, 2011, 8:43 am

Cool Mike!
Now if all the orange rocks and roots will just go away.......

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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby jer091 » June 17th, 2011, 10:01 am

Just got back and the trails are moist but not muddy. Couple more hours and they'll be perfect. Just a few spots with puddles left after last nights rain.

And thanks for taking care of that "duck" tree. Lol.

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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby utabintarbo » June 25th, 2011, 11:08 pm

The vegetation enjoyed the rain out there. Both the Snake and the Back Nine could really use a trim. Other than that, just a tiny bit of mud in the usual places.
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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby PK » June 28th, 2011, 6:41 pm

Tree down in the Pines at the very first boardwalk...
If it doesn't get cut up before the weekend, I can clear it up then.

Otherwise, the trail was in good shape.

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Re: Metro North: Stony Creek

Postby urbaindk » June 29th, 2011, 8:25 am

Pete, will a hand saw tackle it? I'll be out around 3:30-4 unless I am installing a dishwasher.
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