Seminole Work Daze!


September 16, 2015, 09:02 PM

Seminole will be having a week of Work Days starting Monday Sept. 28th.

We will break the week into 2 sessions with no work on Wednesday.

A machine and operator will be onsite to help accelerate our progress!

This last push should finish trail-building at Seminole!

SCHEDULE:

Monday 28th -Bench cut EXIT TRAIL
Tuesday 29th -Bench and push corners out on BLUE LOOP

Wednesday 30th - NO TRAIL WORK

Thursday 1st -Clean up from machine tread work
Friday 2nd - Re-enforce water control measures
Saturday 3rd -Work on adding fun/ skills elements

More details to follow...........


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Timmy
I might be hurt, but is my bike ok?

September 16, 2015, 10:02 PM

Nick, what times during the day are we looking at?  8 am to 6 pm?


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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

September 16, 2015, 10:17 PM

Nice. I should be able to make some of the work days. Not sure  which days yet but I'll let you know.


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

September 25, 2015, 04:59 PM

Seminole will be having a week of Work Days starting Monday Sept. 28th.

We will break the week into 2 sessions with no work on Wednesday.

A machine and operator will be onsite to help accelerate our progress!

This last push should finish trail-building at Seminole!

SCHEDULE:

Monday 28th -Bench cut EXIT TRAIL
Tuesday 29th -Bench and push corners out on BLUE LOOP

Wednesday 30th - NO TRAIL WORK

Thursday 1st -Clean up from machine tread work
Friday 2nd - Re-enforce water control measures
Saturday 3rd -Work on adding fun/ skills elements

More details to follow...........


Link to sign up www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0A4EADA922A7FF2-seminole


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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September 25, 2015, 09:08 PM

Work Schedule for Monday and Tuesday

Berms                       PINK FLAG LINE
         
Smooth/Widen Trail Tread      ORANGE FLAG LINE

Shift Trail Tread            YELLOW CAUTION TAPE

Water Diversion Element           PAIR OF CROSSED FLAGS


General Plan is to complete tread on the Inner Loop.
(Blue/Intermediate) 

Smooth tread while increasing the radius of turns. Bench-cut combined Exit Trail. Improve water diversion elements. Add rollers and berms to add interest and improve flow of trail. Armor water crossings with large stone.
Revisit bench-cut of steep Hill on Outer Loop (Green/EASY)

Goals:

1. Bench-cut Exit Trail from flat ground just beyond where both trails split to top of hill where trail Bypasses the Entrance.

2. Push back Turn and add Berm to last Right Hand turn before 1st Water Crossing on Inner Loop.

3. Smooth tread between 1st and 2nd Water Crossing on Inner Loop

4. Dig trench and place large lat stones to armor riding surface through the 3rd Water Crossing on Inner Loop

5. Smooth tread and increase radius of Left Hand Turn at top of Hill past 3rd Water Crossing

6. Push back and add Berm to Right Hand downhill Turn past where the trail splits at Large Oak

7. Bench-cut long sweeping Left Hand Turn uphill of large depression

8. Push back Turn and add Berm to Sharp Right Hand Turn up and over the Erratic Mound.

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September 26, 2015, 03:04 PM

SEMINOLE UPDATE!
We are looking for people who can come out during the day this upcoming week to help finish behind the excavator.

We need people on the following days:

MON 28th
TUES 29th
THURS 1st

Please consider coming out next week to help us finish Seminole even if you only have a few hours.
                 
WE ARE MEETING AT SEMINOLE ON SUNDAY 9/27@2PM TO WALK THE TRAIL AND DISCUSS PLAN

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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

September 28, 2015, 08:02 AM

Work Daze UPDATE

Work will not start until 9:30 am on Monday. The machine operator can not get the machine out to Seminole any earlier than that. I apologize for the delay in this message. Please find Tim H. when you get out to the trail, he is your trail lead for today.


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

September 28, 2015, 07:15 PM

Today was a great first day of machine work! Big thanks to all the volunteers who came out to help!

Tomorrow starts bright and early at 8 am. Your trail lead for the day will be Patricia and Dave so look for them when you head out on the trail.

Happy digging!!


Melissa


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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Timmy
I might be hurt, but is my bike ok?

September 28, 2015, 07:51 PM

Here are some pictures from the first day of work


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk


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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

September 28, 2015, 08:21 PM

Thank you for the updated pics!


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

September 30, 2015, 08:18 PM

We still need people on Saturday to help with finishing  work.  Come out and help! You know you want to!


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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BadMontso
Seminole Administrator
Doesn't have to look pretty, just has to work.

October 01, 2015, 03:19 PM

Seminole will be having a week of Work Days starting Monday Sept. 28th.

We will break the week into 2 sessions with no work on Wednesday.

A machine and operator will be onsite to help accelerate our progress!

This last push should finish trail-building at Seminole!

SCHEDULE:

Monday 28th -Bench cut EXIT TRAIL
Tuesday 29th -Bench and push corners out on BLUE LOOP

Wednesday 30th - NO TRAIL WORK

Thursday 1st -Clean up from machine tread work
Friday 2nd - Re-enforce water control measures
Saturday 3rd -Work on adding fun/ skills elements

More details to follow...........

UPDATE
We will be out finishing trail work on Sunday the 4th as well.


~ "All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise something great will come out of it"
           Benjamin Mae, We Bought a Zoo


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