Why trails are closed

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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby 1967sschevelle » Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:59 pm

kind of a shame they have to close the trails when wet. if they would have left the mini-bulldozer on the trailer and not scraped away the earths natural erosion defense mechanism -probably wouldnt have those issues......
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby AlloyNipples » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:08 am

1967sschevelle wrote:kind of a shame they have to close the trails when wet. if they would have left the mini-bulldozer on the trailer and not scraped away the earths natural erosion defense mechanism -probably wouldnt have those issues......


Yeah, that's probably the reason.
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby wbeck257 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:31 am

AlloyNipples wrote:
1967sschevelle wrote:kind of a shame they have to close the trails when wet. if they would have left the mini-bulldozer on the trailer and not scraped away the earths natural erosion defense mechanism -probably wouldnt have those issues......


Yeah, that's probably the reason.


Speaking of which -- is Blankets really open?

I've measured 3" of rain in the last 7 days. Surprised that Blankets has stayed open. Normally if BC is closed, yall are too... (If so, good job..)
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby AlloyNipples » Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:23 am

wbeck257 wrote:
AlloyNipples wrote:
1967sschevelle wrote:kind of a shame they have to close the trails when wet. if they would have left the mini-bulldozer on the trailer and not scraped away the earths natural erosion defense mechanism -probably wouldnt have those issues......


Yeah, that's probably the reason.


Speaking of which -- is Blankets really open?

I've measured 3" of rain in the last 7 days. Surprised that Blankets has stayed open. Normally if BC is closed, yall are too... (If so, good job..)


Open, trails are in great shape which is susprising considering the mini-bulldozer work.
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby heimy » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:48 pm

AlloyNipples wrote:Open, trails are in great shape which is susprising considering the mini-bulldozer work.

bwwwwwaaaaaahhhh :lol:
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby darbrednew » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:07 pm

Most folks dont want to help build, or maintain local trails, or even join IMBA/SORBA. They just want to ride whenever they want to ride.
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby signalMTB » Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:17 am

where is a central place these closings are posted, or is there one? Was going to ride Raccoon the other day and other buddies were getting texts/emails that it was closed, but I didn't get anything and I'm a member of IMBA/SORBA. We need a central locale for these closing postings if there isn't one.
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby darbrednew » Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:20 am

I dont know if a central location would work or not, but I know the Roswell, Gainesville, and Woodstock chapters do a pretty good job of noting if their trails are open or closed on their websites, and/or phone hotlines. Certainly best to check these things out before making a trip to go ride and then getting dissapointed.
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Re: Why trails are closed

Postby jav1231 » Wed Feb 01, 2012 6:24 pm

It would impossible to have one place to post trail closings. Each local chapter governs the closing of trail in their area, generally, so it's easier to have them maintain a method for closure. Having a central location would mean either singular access to such a medium, making it the responsibility of one person, or multi-access which would mean coordination would be suspect.
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