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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby risnewski » November 21st, 2014, 8:17 pm

Large double tree over the trail just past the rerouted root climb after Hankerd, before the Serious Climb. Definitely a chainsaw job.

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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby tadraper » November 21st, 2014, 8:33 pm

i was late today and went short so missed that!! Trail was nice today to bad it is raining tomorrow.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby G.Cook » November 21st, 2014, 10:48 pm

Large double tree over the trail just past the rerouted root climb after Hankerd, before the Serious Climb. Definitely a chainsaw job.

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Thanks for the heads up. Always great to get a pic of the dead fall . Considering the conditions for the next few days and it's location, I don't see a big rush to get it out of the way . Later rather then sooner .
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby barrybs » November 22nd, 2014, 11:49 am

Hey Greg.....We came upon these last night too. They are a bit before the drop down to Dead Lake. As you can see they are quite large. (to big for our little saws) I would suggest letting the DNR get these. They are from a clump of 4 large trees, one of which fell earlier in the summer. The fourth one fell away from the trail. It must have been an impressive crash when they all hit the ground !
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby G.Cook » November 22nd, 2014, 12:59 pm

Oh , that stand of dead wood . I told the DNR about the one that was cut and I guess I should have asked them to get the rest of them . I knew they would be coming down but not this soon . I thought maybe they would have seen that when they cleared the other one .
I will send Chuck D. and e-mail hopefully with the photo attached .
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby Dave L » November 30th, 2014, 6:13 pm

Poto was great today. A few slick spots but nothing out of the ordinary. Nice to get a warm ride in so late in the year.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby Paul Brown » December 1st, 2014, 7:59 am

Dave L wrote:Poto was great today. A few slick spots but nothing out of the ordinary. Nice to get a warm ride in so late in the year.


Gald you guys got in a good ride, killed me to miss it but that IM thang still has me off trail :cry: , the healing rate of the elderly is BS man :evil: .
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby John Beeson » December 1st, 2014, 8:52 pm

Dave L wrote:Poto was great today. A few slick spots but nothing out of the ordinary. Nice to get a warm ride in so late in the year.


I'd second that! It was fabulous Sunday. Even with the colder temps this week, it will still be a wonderful ride pending any significant precipitation.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby TRH123 » December 6th, 2014, 1:07 pm

Two 10" trees down across the trail. The 1st tree has a ride around, but is still blocking the trail. It is located between trail markers 6 and 4. More specifically it is just after the short loose gravel climb following the utility clearing area after the trail veers away from Dexter Townhall Rd. The 2nd tree is following the 2nd bridge crossing after the shortcut trail joins back up with the main Poto trail - trail marker 10.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby G.Cook » December 6th, 2014, 2:56 pm

Thanks for the good report . Probably get those on Sun.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby G.Cook » December 7th, 2014, 5:03 pm

Dead fall clear . Thanks for the accurate report .
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby RobM » December 17th, 2014, 2:10 pm

Is there a re-route planned immediately after crossing Max Dr? I saw a line of pink flags through the woods there when I rode last Friday. Looks like the line would bypass the two eroded climbs right after the road crossing.
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby tadraper » December 17th, 2014, 2:12 pm

I think i heard mention of this re-route being planned, and one other one but i am not sure of the exact location past Patterson lake road maybe..
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Re: Poto: Potawatomi

Postby Bento » December 18th, 2014, 12:04 pm

I read in an email that the reroute work has been delayed until after Muzzle Loader season at the DNR's request.
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