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Trail Conditions
« on: September 30, 2008, 02:14:39 AM »
Post Current Trail Conditions
« Last Edit: October 14, 2009, 04:24:18 PM by Sparky »
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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2015, 10:14:42 AM »
More rain today. Definitely moving much closer to the wettest April on record.

Unfortunately, the trails were still pretty messed up in places yesterday. With all the rain and water flowing, the reality is it's going to take a while for O'Bannon to dry out.

After further assessment, the Fire Tower Trail will remain closed until we can get a trail maintenance crew on it. We could really use some help, riders willing to do some berm busting and mud scraping, to get some of the places to stop holding water. A number of drains also need to be rebuilt. If you have a Rhino and can volunteer some time, it would be appreciated. If you need a Rhino and are willing to do some self-paced volunteer work, contact me.

Four of us spent an hour fixing only four drains on the connector between the campground and the Rocky Ridge intersection, and didn't even get a chance to look at Fire Tower, Rocky Ridge or the Group Camp Trails.






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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2015, 10:59:31 PM »
No rain these past two days has allowed things to begin to dry out. Of course, more rain is forecast for the weekend.


Trails were in pretty good shape, except some segments of Fire Tower. There are three trees down across the trail, and one area of about fifty yards of swamp.


Maintenance is definitely required, but some of the back channels were already helping to dry places out.

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2015, 02:07:25 PM »
The trees on Fire Tower have been cleared. The trail is rough where it was logged, but it's as good as it's going to be, all things considered.

Everything else looks good.

If all goes as planned, tomorrow we'll being opening the new trail between the campground and the bottom of the Group Camp trail.

We're still looking for volunteers who want to ride new trails! If you need a campsite, PM me ASAP!

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2015, 05:59:49 PM »
If you have not been out to O'Bannon lately GO. Huge thanks to all of the volunteers and trail builders. Trails are drying out nicely? Find out for yourself what is going on.

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2015, 09:46:38 PM »
Obannon!! Thanks to all who dedicate time and passion to maintaining and building these trails.

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2015, 06:32:18 PM »
Horses on the new section of Potato Run trail from horse crossing to dump station. I am going to start taking pictures of them and posting them online and in the park like bad check people. Can you you say POST HOLE no respect.

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2015, 08:21:47 PM »
Please take pictures and email them to me.


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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2015, 06:19:15 AM »
I will the next time I am out there.  I want to take pic's of the people.

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2015, 04:06:30 PM »
Some rain is moving into the area. With any luck, it will be light and scattered, so the trails will dry out for the weekend.

Maybe Friday and Saturday will be good, since the forecast is for a 50% chance of more on Sunday, and 40% chance on Monday.

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2015, 05:03:49 PM »
Any updates?  Looking to ride Saturday morning..

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2015, 08:16:09 PM »
Trails are perfect today! The flow trail is sweet!

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Re: Trail Conditions
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2015, 12:11:32 AM »
I'll be out Saturday morning gonna try to hit breeden a couple times. Rode it last time but didn't get to explore it fully.

 

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