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Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« on: January 07, 2017, 06:19:21 PM »
Please keep posts relevant to trail conditions.
« Last Edit: January 19, 2018, 07:47:49 AM by jasonhilt »
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2017, 04:37:32 PM »
I went riding yesterday and the trails were in decent conditions.  The usual areas were retaining water and in some areas you could see evidence of hiker/bike poaching from wetter weather.

I few of the areas in Lawrence Creek that are staying wet could definitely use a flat-rock treatment.  A few with gullies could use a drainage culvert with trail built on top.

I'm eager to help armor some of these areas in 2017.

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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2017, 04:59:48 PM »
Attempted to ride Lawrence creek trail today with no success. Didn't get far and had to turn back.
Due to the above freezing temps the trail is very wet, muddy, and sloppy.
Should not be ridden till dried out or frozen.
Trails should be turned back to RED status.
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2017, 11:58:22 AM »
Tree down right before top of last climb before the flow down hill at NW portion of Lawrence Creek. 




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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2017, 02:34:35 PM »
Tree down right before top of last climb before the flow down hill at NW portion of Lawrence Creek.

Otherwise rideable?
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2017, 02:49:53 PM »
It was this morning.  Now that the temp is over 30, I would say NO duee to FREEZE/THAW
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2017, 06:52:07 PM »
Tree down right before top of last climb before the flow down hill at NW portion of Lawrence Creek.

So before the big log pile jump?

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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2017, 08:20:29 PM »
There are a couple trees down from when I walked the trail a couple weeks ago.  Being that the trail has been unrideable, I haven't been in any hurry to cut them out.
It irritates me to see the trail all tore up like it is.
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #8 on: February 04, 2017, 11:17:54 PM »
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2017, 08:37:40 AM »
yes

Everytime I go by that I want to cut 3 foot sections and build a log pile ;-)

If the responsible parties don't mind .... I could flag the sections that are muddy while everything else is frozen. Each of those areas likely need a unique remediation plan be it armoring, culvert and bridge, French drain, guttering.... etc....


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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2017, 07:51:58 AM »
Any planned work days to fix the trail before spring?

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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2017, 08:06:32 AM »
Everytime I go by that I want to cut 3 foot sections and build a log pile ;-)

If the responsible parties don't mind .... I could flag the sections that are muddy while everything else is frozen. Each of those areas likely need a unique remediation plan be it armoring, culvert and bridge, French drain, guttering.... etc....
You're welcome to put a flag near trouble spots. We look forward to you joining our trail care team.  However we do need to wait until we're out of "freeze-thaw" to really assess the trails well. Thanks for your interest.


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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2017, 09:00:07 AM »
      Guys,
 
I attempted to add a link to the top of the forums to point to the new trail status page. The forums are picky about additional code so I will post to all the trail groups instead and focus on improving the Trails Overview page until I find a good method of modifying the forums template.
 
In the meantime the HMBA trail status information is now here. http://www.hmba.org/trails-overview/
 
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2017, 10:22:32 PM »
The Fort is Hero Dirt!  Go get you some!
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Re: Fort Harrison Trail Conditions 2017
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2017, 05:23:00 PM »
LC was in good shape on Saturday, 3/4.  Get out and ride on Sunday.  Rain moving in on Monday and Tuesday.
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