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Offline praveensm27

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Trail Build/Maintenance Day – State MTB Course Stage 2
« on: January 06, 2019, 07:45:16 PM »
DATE & TIME: Sunday 20st of January 8:30am

REGISTRATION:

Please see below for the online registration link. We highly encourage you to sign in online. However, you are more than welcome to turn up on the day and sign in there.

https://www.parkconnect.vic.gov.au/Volunteer/public-planned-activity/?id=b9ff75f6-2701-e911-9462-0003ff6f7e55

MEETING POINT:

Parks VIC Deport (Just above the Skill Park) 13 Reservoir Road, Narre Warren North.

WORKS:

We will be working on the State Mountain Bike Course to re-build remaining features on the climb. All the corners will be armored with rock and drainage will be improved

BRING:

Water, food, shovel (If you prefer your own shovel), good shoes (preferably steel capped) and appropriate clothing for weather.

Please let us know if you are attending by replying on this forum thread, so we can organise tools and food etc.

If you have any question, please ask away.

BBQ and cold drinks will be provided for free to volunteers at the end of the build.

BYO food if you have a special food requirement

Builds usually run for 4-6 hours and if you want to leave early or arrive late on that day, please message me on this forum or contact us via our form at www.lysterfieldmtb.com.

Hope to see you there.

Cheers.

 


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Offline Nate

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Re: Trail Build/Maintenance Day – State MTB Course Stage 2
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2019, 02:31:42 PM »
A big day of building for the first build of 2019. A massive thank you to all who attended and who gave up their time to help organise and contribute on the day.

Photo Album: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Lysterfieldmtb/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2042874792416371

We had 12 volunteers and 108 volunteer hours combined yesterday.

Works were carried on the State MTB Course Track beyond the second right-hand switchback.

Eroded areas of the trail were rebuilt, and large logs were used to create the ride line.

Proper drainage paths were created to prevent future erosion of the trail in this section.

The next left-hand corner was re-armoured, and a rolling grade dip drain was created above the armoured corner.

The third right hand switchback was rebuilt with a technical step in the inner line to create a drainage path above the armouring.

Remaining areas of the switchback were re-armoured and large logs were used to prevent unnecessary ride lines.

Several reverse grade drains were created along the trail to prevent erosion of the trail and large logs and rocks were used to block B-lines.

Our next trail build going to be on Saturday 9th February, and we are aiming to work on the all the berms of the Commonwealth Games Track descent.

Pictures thanks to Praveen.
LDTR Social Media & Head Trail Builder

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