Rode Garry's loop Tuesday evening and of course some of it felt like quicksand. My question is how long does it usually take to pack a trail down? Does Boyette get enough traffic and will enough people be able to find the loop in order to pack it? It seems to me that this loop will take some time before it is packed enough to be enjoyable. Depending on how much traffic it gets determines how long it takes to pack in - obvious answer, right? Best way I know how. Anyway, North Creek didn't take too long to pack in as it is a popular trail system. Sandpine took longer. The Abyss packed in pretty quick, it is a fun popular trail.
I noticed that the Swamp has a gas powered material hauler but do they also have a small vibratory compactor? No.
I imagine it would be pretty hard to transport such a machine to remote trails though. They could always be pulled by a pick up since there is a built on skid. We actually talked about that yesterday. We'll see.
Another question: Who pays for the rental equipment like I saw out at Boyette a week or so ago? Do our membership fees cover those kind of large expenses or is it ... Money for tools and equipment purchases and rentals come from an accumulation of sources - dues, event fee's, and donations.