Sunday, January 16, 2011

Snow Currently on the Trails

The trails were half-covered in snow but the sunshine is working hard to thaw it out. The bottom leg of the Eagle Valley singletrack is headed towards swamptown but the rest of the race loop for the most part is doing fine.

Be respectful of the freeze/thaw cycle as the ground is showing signs of tread damage in spots. The thawing heaves the ground and is particularly damaging when horses and bikes ride muddy, thawed singletrack.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

First 2011 Workday Coming late February

Greensfelder Workday - Trail Construction

Date: Sat, February 26th, 2010, 9am to 1pm (FREE LUNCH!) – Bike or Hike After!

Location: Greenfelder Park, St. Louis County

What: Our attention changes focus to developing new trail as we push North inside the park. We will be re-routing the Green Rock & Deer Run trails by combining them into a new, single trail. They will drop down from the Scenic road and ultimately connect with the Eagle Valley trail. This trail will be 1.5-2 miles of brand spanking new singletrack. Phase 1 of this project will be 0.5 mile hopefully completed before the Greensfelder Challenge MTB Race.

Where: Greensfelder Park, Allenton Rd. behind Six Flags (Park at Tower Lot)

Take Interstate 44 to the Allenton/Six Flags Exit 261. Go north on Allenton Rd, past the Six Flags entrance. Allenton Rd. bisects Greensfelder Park. Lunch will be afterwards at the Mueckerman Shelter located at the corner of Allenton and Hencken road.
(See for directions and details of the park)

What to bring: Gloves, Sturdy shoes, eye protection, and something to drink on the trail.

GORC & St. Louis County Parks provide: Trail building tools, instructions on trail building, and safety guidelines.

Please post below if you intend on coming for lunch count. If you post here there is no need to contact St. Louis County.