Trails Update 4/10/21
This year’s Spence build season is upon us and should start on 4/11/21. This year’s main build will be a flow trail that roughly parallels South Ridge. It starts off of South Ridge along the ridge about 3 miles in. The first 0.5 miles of the trail will be a black (harder) flow trail with a little bit more difficult features and the lower approx. 2 miles will be blue (intermediate). “Flow trail” means a trail that is a little wider that a traditional single track, lots of turns/berms, small jumps, and is built so you don’t have to use your brakes much. It will be one-way downhill, using South Ridge as the climbing route. there will likely be a couple of connectors between the two trails to allow for smaller loops. With this trail addition, the area around Junction 1 and the trail head will be re-configured to separate the downhill from the uphill traffic. This will require a couple short reroutes of Hooligan and South Ridge to make it all work together. The second trail to be constructed will be approx. 1 mile long green (easy) walking/kid’s loop out of the main trailhead. This trail will be isolated from the rest of the system to minimize user conflicts. It should provide nice views and a quiet place to spend a few minutes.
In Partnership with the City of Klamath Falls we are also working to complete a mountain bike skills area in Moore Park. This will be inside of the main walking loop above the Gingerbread house, next to the park maintenance area. This will include jumps, bumps, drops, corners, and obstacles appropriate to all skill levels of riders. This will be a good place to hone your riding skills or just to have a little fun. Work should begin in the late Spring or early Summer this year.
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