Author Archives: Mark Goodman

South Ridge is back open.

South Ridge trail has been reopened with temporary fixes to the trail at multiple points in the region of the fire. Permanent fixes will occur later when there is more moisture in the soil. Queen of the Lake is still … Continue reading

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Spence Mountain Fire Update 7/20/20

After a survey of the trail damage today there are several areas of fairly extensive damage on South Ridge Tr that will need to be addressed in the following weeks. We will likely need to wait until mop-up activities are … Continue reading

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Spence Mountain Fire update 7/18/20

A fire was reported a couple days ago near the Spence Mountain Trailhead along Hwy 140. The fire is currently mostly contained and the ODF is optimistic that it will stay that way. The fire is currently about 80 acres, … Continue reading

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Spence Peak and Peak Tie are now Open!

Spence Peak and Peak Tie trails are now open for business. These two trails add about 6.5 miles of new trail to the northwest side of Spence Mountain. Spence Peak (Blue) starts off of Mazama Tr just past the road … Continue reading

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Spence Peak Tr from Mazama to J5 is now open.

The lower 3.7 miles of Spence Peak Tr is now open. It is a two way trail, but made to be a nice climb. Work continues on the portions above this level that will eventually connect to the top of … Continue reading

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Spence Trailwork Update

Trail work is one of the few occupations where social isolation is the norm. Work is going on on Spence Peak Tr now, but can’t go too high on the mountain yet because of snow. They have more done than … Continue reading

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New Kiosk Maps up in Moore Park

New up-to-date maps have been added to the kiosks at Moore Park. A large map has been placed in the new kiosk at Eulalona Trailhead. Smaller maps have been placed at the kiosks at the north end of Eulalona Tr, … Continue reading

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New Trails Open at Spence Mountain

Just a short note to announce that the new trails: Queen of the Lake, Lower Winema, and North Star are all open for business. GO ride them and have fun. Watch out riding Queen of the Lake as the rocks … Continue reading

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Spence Trail Building Progress 5/23/19

The trail building year is about to finish for 2019. Hopefully by sometime in the first week of June the new trails should be completed and opened. Currently: 1) Queen of the Lake: There is a gap of about 1/4 … Continue reading

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Brown Mountain Trail Has Been Logged

Logging operations on Brown Mountain Trail have been completed for the season and the trail is open, but for the snow that is present on the higher parts of the trail. That snow amounts to patches in the 1-2 ft … Continue reading

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