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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby blamp28 » May 26th, 2011, 5:01 am

There is a group of MMBA people working with the new director of the OOEC who is in charge of the site. They are working to get the trails open later this year after the scouts leave. you can follow it on facebook under "Owasippe Trail Users"
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby SteveF » May 26th, 2011, 6:51 am

jpjones wrote:Any news on Owasippe? I'll be camping 30 minutes from there in mid-June and I'd love to ride the trails if they're open...


Don't look for an opportunity before fall tho... :(

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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby blamp28 » May 26th, 2011, 9:18 am

While it is disappointing that we will have to wait until August, in a normal year, the trail would be closing two weeks from now for the BSA season. It has traditionally been closed from the second weekend in June until the second weekend in August due to the large number of scouts there for their weekly summer camp programs. I'm grateful for the persistence of the WMMBA in getting this trail re-opened
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby Mark H. » July 8th, 2011, 12:20 pm

Good news from the MMBA newsletter on this trail. Hopefully the whole trail will be opened in the fall of 2011.
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby Bigtymer » July 8th, 2011, 2:00 pm

I can't wait!!!!!
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby icebiker » August 10th, 2011, 3:55 pm

Are there any updates on the Owasippe? :?:
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby blamp28 » August 10th, 2011, 6:16 pm

They are working on it as far as I know. There is a Facebook group you can follow as well for more info. http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/128692910479463/
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby jgordon » September 6th, 2011, 9:24 pm

This Saturday, September 10th, there is a group ride at 1pm. For more up to date info, you can check on "Owasippe Trail Users" on Facebook.

Currently the trail is ONLY OPEN FOR GROUP RIDES, DO NOT RIDE ON YOUR OWN.

The loop we will ride is about 10.5 miles (the red trail) and does have some sandy areas, but is great to ride.

Thanks, hope to see you out there.
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby Bigtymer » September 7th, 2011, 8:03 am

Already did.
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby kms662 » September 12th, 2011, 8:40 am

Any idea when this trail will be open to the public?
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby jgordon » September 12th, 2011, 12:08 pm

Most likely, the trail will not be open to the public until the spring.

We still have 2 more group rides coming up this fall and we'll be posting dates for trail work also.

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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby kms662 » September 12th, 2011, 12:34 pm

jgordon wrote:Most likely, the trail will not be open to the public until the spring.


Bummer!

jgordon wrote:We still have 2 more group rides coming up this fall.


Do you have dates yet?
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby jgordon » September 13th, 2011, 9:01 pm

The next Group Trail Ride is Sunday, October 9th.

We'll post the 4th trail ride day date when it is decided.
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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby SteveF » September 14th, 2011, 7:14 am

jgordon wrote:The next Group Trail Ride is Sunday, October 9th.

We'll post the 4th trail ride day date when it is decided.


I'm hoping to make one of these--is there an option for a 2nd lap? I'd like to do a couple if it's only 10 miles to make the 100+ mile drive a bit more justifiable...

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Re: Western: Owasippe

Postby AllMountin' » September 15th, 2011, 10:35 am

Bump for Steve F's query. Really want to check out this trail.

Any chance that a small group could do a double tap?
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