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Next Trail Work Day -
archived: Trail Work Day at Montaña de Oro
February 2nd, 2019
We will be working to brush, and repair many trail section of MdO. Light breakfast provided!
WHERE: Meet at the Spooner Cove ranch house. at 8am. We know it's early and breakfast coffe/snacks will be provided. We will be finished around 1pm with plenty of time until kickoff.
WHAT: Lots of trails in MdO are in need of brushing. Others need drain repairs and several switchback areas need strengthening.
BRING: Bring your friends and family. Don't forget to wear gloves, long sleeves and long pants, and sturdy shoes. Water, snacks and sunscreen may also be needed. We should finish around noon to 1pm. The public is welcome.
Duna Vista Trail - One day completion!
Around 40 volunteers showed up early on Sunday, May 5th, to ride to the far side of Lopez Lake to build a brand new bypass for the Duna Vista Trail. Some rode bikes, some rode
horses and others came by boat across the lake with the help of local Park Rangers. This dig was being monitored by two archeologists and a representative from the Chumash Tribe because the bypass was crossing an area known for past occupation by Native Americans.
After a short briefing on what artifacts to watch for and a quick training session on how to make bench-cuts a side slope, the group set to work on a four switch-back trail toward the top of the hill. Some groups dug bench cuts while others followed up with rough trimming as they wound their way to the top. Within two hours from starting, the trail was cut all the way up. Lunch was then provided by the Atascadero Horsemen with sandwiches, chips, and drinks, and a raffle was