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Offline Darrinw2001

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Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« on: June 16, 2008, 08:12:25 PM »
I ran into a lot of downed trees today at boyette. I also cleared a lot of debris and branches and a couple of smaller trees. Golf cart had at least 5 down with one towards the front impassable. Lots of work is going to be needed there.

SST - 1 tree down
Loch Ness- 1 tree down
Golf cart - 5 trees down
West meadow - 1 tree down
Vista ridge -1 tree down

that is all i rode today

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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2008, 08:15:41 PM »
did you get clearance from the trail boss to remove those obstacles?

j/k

last time i rode there was a LOT of branches over a trail, when you got on them, it was like a trampoline, we just rode (or attempted to ride) over them
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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2008, 08:43:08 PM »
the bad thing is most are too far off the ground to roll over. the one towards the front of golf cart is a mess, you cant get over, under or around it!

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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2008, 08:57:17 PM »
Thanks for the report Darrin!  I sent a request for the preserve management to go in and take care of it.   We'll see if they will or not; or perhaps this will allow us to gain access again to make it easier to maintain the trails.

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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2008, 09:30:26 PM »
Thanks for the report Darrin!  I sent a request for the preserve management to go in and take care of it.   We'll see if they will or not; or perhaps this will allow us to gain access again to make it easier to maintain the trails.

No problem Gary, thats what being a SWAMPER is all about. I cleared what I could. I did not get to ride as many trails as i would have liked, so I am sure ther are at least a few more trees down on some other trails. I did warn 1 other rider who was on her way in while I was heading out.

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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2008, 10:52:49 PM »
wow, must have been a bad storm over there. All that stuff was clear Sunday!
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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2008, 08:54:09 AM »
Garry,

if you could put me down for 2 hours of volunteer time since most of my time was spent removing debris and branches from the trails? Thanks!

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Re: Lots of Trees down at Boyette!
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2008, 10:26:35 AM »
Got it.

 

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