Lynn Trail switchback is reconstructed in the George Washington National Forest

First assess the worksite and make it a safe area to workMake a plan that can be completed successfullyStart digging the foundation for the rock crib wallAfter cutting the backslopeSpread the soil on the trail treadTamp the ground to compact the soilTake a moment to appreciate your hard work that will last forever Lynn Trail…
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November 24, 2010 0

Map of SVBC DCR Grant Trail Projects


November 24, 2010 0

Partial Trail Rehabilitation for the Chestnut Ridge Trail

Chestnut Ridge has been rehabilitated. It wasn’t total tread reconstruction for the whole 7 mile section of trail. We only had enough money in the grant to have Trail Dynamics install rolling grade dips where they were going to help keep water from running down the trail. Use caution if you ride it, there are…
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November 22, 2010 0

Shenandoah Mountain Trail heading towards Tearjacket Knob

Log and debris covers the old trail on Tearjacket as the trail turns halfway down from the Ridge. Not only has the turn been exaggerated from the previous 90 degree turn but it also has a rise after the turn to slow riders momentum. The new relocation allows the tread to shed water and slows…
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November 8, 2010 0

Camp Todd Reroute

One of the projects on the SVBC DCR grant is the reroute of the Wild Oak Trail as it comes down Horse Trough Hollow and crosses the North River. The current interface brings the trail straight down to the North River where it drops down steep embankments to the water and then goes through Camp…
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November 1, 2010 3

Purpose of the initial SVBC trail work blog

The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition is currently applying $100,000 of Federal Recreational Trail Program funds to improve the trails of the George Washington National Forest. Trail Dynamics is on the ground in the Forest improving the sustainability of our trails as we speak. Stay tuned for before and after photos as well as video footage.

October 5, 2010 0