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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 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 Trailbuilding Update 5/17/19

The trails are coming along and the work should be done in the next couple weeks. Currently: 1) Queen of the Lake: The gap as of yesterday is about .35 miles. The work has been slow recently as the rocks … Continue reading

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Spence Mountain Trail Work Update 5/11

The Dirt Mechanics trail work is going well. The work on Winema and North Star is mostly machine and goes fairly quickly. The work on QOTL is completely by hand and is slow. As of yesterday: 1) Winema: The blue … Continue reading

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Spence Trail Building Update

We went out and rode Spence yesterday. The trails are in great shape right now and I am told the snowy section near the top is mostly gone with only a couple of hike-a-bike sections left. Trail building is proceeding … Continue reading

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Sawmill Flagging

We recently went to Moore Park to start flagging a possible reroute of the Sawmill Trail allowing better access to the Link River Trail from the trails in the park. The route will have a more gentle slope and should … Continue reading

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