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Re: Why isn't Ski World a MTB park?
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2018, 12:42:57 PM »
Google maps shows Hoosier National Forest running parallel to SR46 behind Ski  World, about 1500 ft back from the road.  That would be close to the top of the Billy Kidd run (the tallest run that directly faces the road).  So, there's a good chance it abuts HNF.

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Re: Why isn't Ski World a MTB park?
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2018, 01:00:25 PM »

Does land in those three locations all touch that the trails could all be combined, maybe even with BCSP/YWW/HNF?  WOW if so....think of the 100's of miles of trails that could exist/link if that were to happen!  I know, I know....wishful thinking/dreaming at best, but hey, you never know!

Gnaw Bone and Valley Branch butt up against each other but not the park (Separated by Hwy 135 and private property from BCSP)

I would guess that when Alice Lorenz passes, Gnaw Bone Camp would end up being owned by the Sycamore Land Trust.
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Re: Why isn't Ski World a MTB park?
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2018, 06:50:49 PM »
If you take the fire road from BC campground to Yellowood and turn right at the end of the single track onto another fire road with the sign that says "Do not enter" you will be at the top of Ski World hills.  I do not think they want you in that area.  Hence the sign.

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Re: Why isn't Ski World a MTB park?
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2018, 11:14:13 AM »
Gnaw Bone and Valley Branch butt up against each other but not the park (Separated by Hwy 135 and private property from BCSP)

I would guess that when Alice Lorenz passes, Gnaw Bone Camp would end up being owned by the Sycamore Land Trust.


I wonder if the Land Trust will continue to allowing mountain biking?  Something to get in front of?

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Re: Why isn't Ski World a MTB park?
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2018, 11:31:48 AM »
I don't know for a fact that it would go to Sycamore Land Trust. It is speculation as I believe she donated land on the east side of Valley Branch Rd years ago.
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