MCMBA: Maybury

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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby Happy Hour » September 12th, 2013, 1:10 pm

Heading there now. I will throw my chainsaw in the car.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby chisbang » September 12th, 2013, 1:15 pm

Are you authorized to operate a chain saw in a state park?
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby bentmettle » September 12th, 2013, 1:16 pm

Happy Hour wrote:Heading there now. I will throw my chainsaw in the car.


Folks, if you were not able to attend the chainsaw safety class that Trevor/DNR referenced, please leave your saws at home.

If you want to help out, which is fantastic of course, I could use a hand after work tonight.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby Happy Hour » September 12th, 2013, 1:27 pm

I am not "authorized". Just wanted to help out. I will leave it at home.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby chisbang » September 12th, 2013, 1:33 pm

Not to discourage any one from helping it's just that the DNR has asked that anyone using a chainsaw have a Stihl safety certification. If you have an interest I can supply further details, just PM me.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby barry1me » September 12th, 2013, 4:54 pm

Happy Hour and I moved moved about 10-15 trees off the trail by hand. There are still several other trees down that will need cut by chainsaw.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby chisbang » September 12th, 2013, 5:27 pm

barry1me wrote:Happy Hour and I moved moved about 10-15 trees off the trail by hand. There are still several other trees down that will need cut by chainsaw.

Thanks for the help. Hopefully we'll be able to take care of the rest tomorrow evening.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby Happy Hour » September 12th, 2013, 5:30 pm

Please let me know what time and where to meet in regards to trail clean up tomorrow evening.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby pongkins » September 13th, 2013, 8:22 am

sorry guys but noobie in forum here. we were planning on riding today but based on the messages posted yesterday, there seem to be maintenance going on. Is it ok to use the trail? thanks!
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby chisbang » September 13th, 2013, 9:15 am

pongkins wrote:sorry guys but noobie in forum here. we were planning on riding today but based on the messages posted yesterday, there seem to be maintenance going on. Is it ok to use the trail? thanks!

Please do ride and report any obstacles. Make a note of the mileage from the main trailhead.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby glendono » September 13th, 2013, 10:06 am

Let me know if you need a hand tonight. I could be over there around 6:00 or 6:30. Glen
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby barry007 » September 13th, 2013, 1:42 pm

I've seen this glen guy in action - he's more a director type.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby b_b » September 13th, 2013, 4:12 pm

On trail starting from beck posting before I forget..
1 - 2.9M just past berm and climb
2 - 4.0M just past or maybe one forgot
2 - 4.5M just past winter cutoff
3 - 4.7M at first rock pile
1 - 5.7M headhunter branch
1 - 0.2M? old leaner after 1st climb seems
2 - 2.2M before pavement one is leaner
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby IronMike » September 13th, 2013, 4:47 pm

I'm heading downtown for the tiger game but I had time for a recon lap.

24 inch limbo tree across the trail at the end of segment one, just before the first road crossing.

6 inch tree down in the middle of segment two, right at the top of the Sandy Hill climb.

Small tree across the trail at the top of the first climb of segment three.

Then at the new wooden jump feature, all *beep* breaks loose. There is a 10 inch tree across the trail right after the jump. There are several more in the next Quarter mile. The most dangerous one is easy to miss. It's a huge tree high overhead leaning at a 60° angle over the trail. It's right at the top of the climb following the wooden jump. It didn't seem like there was much holding it up. It may have been there before the storm and I just noticed it now though.

Then there is one more small tree about a half mile from the end. That one is lopable though.
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Re: MCMBA: Maybury

Postby bentmettle » September 13th, 2013, 7:37 pm

Thanks guys-

We walked into the Winter trailhead and cleaned up everything from there to the end of the trail.

The thigh height pine tree immediately before the first road crossing is gone now, also. BUT I know we've left at least one out there that we're expecting that the DNR can grab tomorrow - near the winter entrance turn-around.

Stay alert as usual and enjoy :)
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