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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mike_D » April 8th, 2014, 9:31 am

RickPlite wrote:Luton Park is closed (driveway is chained and signed) until further notice to protect it during the spring thaw and current wet/muddy conditions. We will be updating the status of the trail on the new "Trail Conditions" page on our website athttp://www.wmmba.org/trail-conditions/ and also here on our Facebook page. We will open the trail as soon as conditions permit.


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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby acdavis » April 16th, 2014, 7:54 am

Rick, any update on the status of the trails? Getting anywhere close to rideable?
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » April 16th, 2014, 8:02 am

acdavis wrote:Rick, any update on the status of the trails? Getting anywhere close to rideable?



I will take a look today and post up. I suspect there will be tree damage like Merrell received so we might have to hold an emergency trail night.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » April 16th, 2014, 9:08 pm

Luton Park will open Thursday 4/17! Thanks to the volunteers from the Merrell trail night for making the trip over here to remove all the storm damage. The trails are dry and in great shape! Thanks for everyone's patience this season. Heads up, a temporary reroute on the Green Loop near 10 Mile due to the parking lot construction.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » April 23rd, 2014, 7:56 am

Attention all trail users. This Saturday April 26th there is a trail running race called Hurt the Dirt at Luton Park, staging at the Kies parking lot and utilizing the trail network from 8am-2:30pm. The trail will be closed to all other users while the event is happening. Please take advantage of great trail conditions at Merrell, the Ski Area or Cannonsburg State Game Area instead. Please spread the word to your non-Facebook friends!
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby cramer » April 23rd, 2014, 9:55 am

Glad to see they're allowing races out there! Hopefully we'll get a mountain bike time trial or something in the near future.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Irish57 » April 23rd, 2014, 9:29 pm

Rode Luton today. No mud at all and is ready to go! :D
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby kms662 » May 10th, 2014, 3:46 pm

What's going on at the 10 mile entrance? New parking lot for trail users under construction?
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Slimm » May 10th, 2014, 3:55 pm

Yep, parking lot
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby cramer » May 28th, 2014, 2:12 pm

Trail tread in great condition today. Orange loop is going to need some trimming soon> Maybe in a couple of weeks when the spring growth spurt for the grass is done.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Slimm » May 29th, 2014, 8:12 am

what happened to the the big rock before the first section of armoring on the yellow loop?

vandals at work again i guess
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » May 29th, 2014, 8:17 am

Slimm wrote:what happened to the the big rock before the first section of armoring on the yellow loop?

vandals at work again i guess



one the advanced option area near the tree and before the berm?
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Slimm » May 29th, 2014, 8:30 am

no, its the section after that one. second armoring, i forgot about the advanced piece. its the section adjacent to the old dumping area.

you can y off to the right and skip the armor section, or you can go left, down a dip, and there was a big rock right beside the trail at the top of the dip. well, there used to be a big rock there.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » May 29th, 2014, 9:20 am

Slimm wrote:no, its the section after that one. second armoring, i forgot about the advanced piece. its the section adjacent to the old dumping area.

you can y off to the right and skip the armor section, or you can go left, down a dip, and there was a big rock right beside the trail at the top of the dip. well, there used to be a big rock there.



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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby black2003ss » June 6th, 2014, 10:49 am

Awesome awesome trail guys. It's not super hard or technical, but I had a ton of fun out there and it flows really well, loved it. It was just what I was looking for on a early lunch break ride to get away from the conference down town. Maybe it's just because I got on something new and not the SOS. Rode the Blue, Orange, Red, Green, and Yellow. I skipped the Black because of time. Trail was in great shape too.
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