MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » June 15th, 2016, 2:11 pm

When pruning to cut back the overgrowth...feel free to pull up Oriental Bittersweet by the roots. Roots are typically bright orange...
These invasive vines are responsible for most of the down trees at the hick and Proud Lake.


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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Hudnut » June 18th, 2016, 12:44 pm

There are some logs forcing you to go right and skip a small section before "red house". Not sure if it's legit

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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby galaxydean » June 18th, 2016, 2:58 pm

I have been moving those logs back to the right side of the trail to block the bandit line the last few times I rode. I moved them last night so that means someone already moved them back!?
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Hudnut » June 18th, 2016, 5:51 pm

galaxydean wrote:I have been moving those logs back to the right side of the trail to block the bandit line the last few times I rode. I moved them last night so that means someone already moved them back!?

Ill help move some dirt if need be
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby pharus » June 18th, 2016, 7:27 pm

Tree down at 1.22 miles in. Chainsaw probably.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » June 19th, 2016, 9:54 pm

pharus wrote:Tree down at 1.22 miles in. Chainsaw probably.


Thanks, will get after it soon.

If someone with an accurate odometer would like to mark-up the current map with QUARTER MILE markers ...would be helpful for clearing downed trees and so on...
And I'll make the additions for the next map revision.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » June 19th, 2016, 10:10 pm

Hudnut wrote:
galaxydean wrote:I have been moving those logs back to the right side of the trail to block the bandit line the last few times I rode. I moved them last night so that means someone already moved them back!?

Ill help move some dirt if need be


It seems that 4 wheeler activity - entering the park from the West (new subdivision) has surged again in the past few months mainly in section 7/Red House...until they reach a two track and exit the single track.
These guys could be ones moving the logs around and they've established more then several bandit trails which make the single track harder to follow in places.
So - the struggle continues. We either wait for homes to be built in the new sub and hope that stops them, or maybe it's (past) time for a fence.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Hudnut » June 20th, 2016, 5:31 am

There was a guy on an ATV driving down the paved path from Oakley Park on Sat morning. The path was packed at the time. I cant imagine the thought process these guys have that lead them to think that riding an ATV there was a good idea.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby aktivmx » June 20th, 2016, 6:20 pm

Early last week I came across several ATVs near Red House riding the trail and messing around on the hills. They got out of there when I came through but it looked to be a dad and 3 young kids. A few ATVs and one on some type of modified lawn mower.
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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » June 20th, 2016, 8:15 pm

aktivmx wrote:Early last week I came across several ATVs near Red House riding the trail and messing around on the hills. They got out of there when I came through but it looked to be a dad and 3 young kids. A few ATVs and one on some type of modified lawn mower.


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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Spinwheel » June 20th, 2016, 8:15 pm

pharus wrote:Tree down at 1.22 miles in. Chainsaw probably.


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Re: MCMBA: Commerce - Hickory Glen

Postby Storz » June 21st, 2016, 2:08 pm

Just rode this afternoon and the trail is in good shape, thanks to those that keep it clear. Was my first time out on the new SS!

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