Wednesday, April 10, 2013

TM Report: Hartman Park

Date: April 10th 2013
Report Type: TM Report:
Trail Name: Hartman Park
Town: Lyme
Trail Conditions: good mostly
Observations/Information: Killing 2 birds with one stone this morning...
Cory got some flags and left them for me at Hartman. This morning I went out and marked up a trail reroute (more just a shift to the left a bit ) to avoid a mud bog in the red trail just north of the field.

Basically just sliding the trail up 20-25 ft up the grade instead of it running right along the river's edge. I did try and add a bit of rolling to the grade so it should have no issues draining. It's difficult there as you can't bench cut or do any real ground work as it's pretty much solid stone 2 inches under the top soil. :( Hopefully can get the town's approval next week and actually have it done a few days after as most of it is just raking out the dead fall and leaves...

We are also getting ready to put in another bridge across the stream right on the north western corner of the park on the red trail. issue is getting the material in to the site. But I think I have a rather easy way in that seems to actually be an old wagon road as the grade is perfect, and again some minor dead fall clearing and it should be an easy trek into the site. Hoping with approval and obtaining materials we can install that before the end of the month... anyone want to do some trail work? :)

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Oh... the annoying Bungie bugs are out!!!!!
Bungie bug = little black flies who bounce right in front of you like they are tied to bungies hanging off your helmet

Trail Ambassador Name: Thom Lamourine

Trail Ambassador E-mail: thom&at&CTNEMBA*dot*com
How did you use the trail? MT Biking
Trails Ridden: red, yellow(s), orange
Time of day: Morning
Time/Duration (hours): 2+ hrs
Approximate Distance (Miles): 2-3 if that
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