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Old February 24th, 2008, 08:10 PM   #21
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actual no hills no roots to hold soil in place
I was making fun of bryce for thinking that people will go cut down the mounds.
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Old February 24th, 2008, 08:14 PM   #22
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well as i said earlier you need a chainsaw cert to run on public property for that reason so people cant cut all the trees down and all cutting must be approved by the genesse parks
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Old February 24th, 2008, 08:24 PM   #23
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I agree with Bryce and Hosejockey. Some VERY select trail cutting done by the county would be cool, if a select few of us had the chance to suggest where they do it. Otherwise just go around the trees.
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Old February 24th, 2008, 08:26 PM   #24
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sorry dumbass, no. everything would be flat because its all sand and as soon as you drag belly or spin a tire it gets flattened out fast, look at how deep the trails are dug into the hills.


I can just picture people clear cutting the place.

like that would ever happen. lol

Plus, if people cut down ALL the trees like you think would happen, it would leave logs in the hills to prevent erosion.
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Old February 24th, 2008, 08:28 PM   #25
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no logs rot unless its cedar i give you 4 years
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Old February 24th, 2008, 08:36 PM   #26
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Old February 24th, 2008, 09:20 PM   #27
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No guarantee's but I maybe able to make it down that weekend and bring a couple people with me also.
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Old February 24th, 2008, 09:23 PM   #28
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I can just picture people clear cutting the place.

like that would ever happen. lol

Plus, if people cut down ALL the trees like you think would happen, it would leave logs in the hills to prevent erosion.
you give the people that read the forums and visit the mounds too much credit

I have yet to see a trail that couldnt be run without minor rubbing on a cage, nothing wrong with that.

and not every trail needs to be able to be run by a shitty driver and a full bodied vehicle.
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I have yet to see a trail that couldnt be run without minor rubbing on a cage, nothing wrong with that.

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x10.

But theres a ton of dead end trails.. as in, nothing can fit.
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x10.

But theres a ton of dead end trails.. as in, nothing can fit.

turn on your lights and burn the trees out of your way
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I walked a trail for a good 300-400 ft Saturday. Pretty cool but it had overhangers 4" diameter that were only 4 ft off the ground. It would take a couple guys at least an hour to clear it.

There are also a ton of potential hill climbs that can't be accessed.
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I walked a trail for a good 300-400 ft Saturday. Pretty cool but it had overhangers 4" diameter that were only 4 ft off the ground. It would take a couple guys at least an hour to clear it.

There are also a ton of potential hill climbs that can't be accessed.
We should pick a date and go back there to clean out that ravine. If we clear out some of those dead trees laying horizontal across there, and remove 10-12 smaller trees, that would be an absolute riot back there.

It would open up 1000' of new trail.

Where I had to stop pointing towards that other trail, we could also clean that out as a bypass to going over that peaked hill that everybody broke on.
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We should pick a date and go back there to clean out that ravine. If we clear out some of those dead trees laying horizontal across there, and remove 10-12 smaller trees, that would be an absolute riot back there.

It would open up 1000' of new trail.

Where I had to stop pointing towards that other trail, we could also clean that out as a bypass to going over that peaked hill that everybody broke on.
dont cut the trees out, in 1 year it will be a freeway that every jeep and quad in the place will have it flat in to time.


LEAVE THE TREES WHERE THEY ARE

its ok to clear existing trails but dont cut new trails.

NO BYPASSES EITHER
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Old February 25th, 2008, 08:09 AM   #34
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dont cut the trees out, in 1 year it will be a freeway that every jeep and quad in the place will have it flat in to time.


LEAVE THE TREES WHERE THEY ARE

its ok to clear existing trails but dont cut new trails.

NO BYPASSES EITHER

uhh, no.

A couple trees have to be removed, and I'm going to do it.

if you don't like the bypass, then don't use it.
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uhh, no.

A couple trees have to be removed, and I'm going to do it.

if you don't like the bypass, then don't use it.
if you didnt drive like a sally you wouldnt need bypasses
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kelly dont drive like a little bitch and and you would be able to run the trail.
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kelly dont drive like a little bitch and and you would be able to run the trail.
sorry, I don't want to scratch the paint. Would rather cut down trees.
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sorry, I don't want to scratch the paint. Would rather cut down trees.
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Old February 25th, 2008, 08:25 AM   #39
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uhh, no.

A couple trees have to be removed, and I'm going to do it.

if you don't like the bypass, then don't use it.
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Dammmmmmmmm, you got him pissed off!

OK, He's the deal on the trail and trees. Right now, no NEW trails. We can however make the current trails passable by clearing the brush and dead fall out of the way. Also NO chainsaws, not even with cert's. Two things with the county you have to remember, 1, they don't want the liability if someone gets hurt with one, and 2, they have county workers who's job it's 'suppose' to be to maintain the park. Don't beat me up on #2. The Mounds Advisory Board will be meeting sometime before spring. I will bring up the trail cleaning again and see it there is any wiggle room for certified operators. I did get it cleared for a chipper to be dragged along the trail so we don't have to try and pitch the trees off to the side. This would allow us to simply leave the chips right in the trail. That would also help with erosion a bit.
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if you didnt drive like a sally you wouldnt need bypasses
I guess if there was a bypass, that would be one less location that you could park, get out, and take a poser shot.
Now I understand why you don't want one.

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