Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on September 27th, 2007 at 10:09 am
(Photo: Oregon State Parks)
Two Portland-area mountain bike advocacy groups hacve been given the green light by Oregon State Parks to begin building a network of freeride and singletrack trails in the newly opened Stub Stewart State Park, a 1,600 acre park located just 31 miles west of Portland in Washington County.
Louton says they have the go-ahead to improve existing, secondary logging roads (aka “skid” roads that are about six feet wide) and build singletrack trails as long as they stay within 100 yards of the existing roads.
PUMP will focus on building cross-country oriented singletrack trails and the Westside Trail Federation will focus on building freeride/downhill skills trails.
A trail work day, where volunteers will begin flagging routes, has already been scheduled for this weekend.
PUMP club president Roger Louton says they are looking for a volunteer that lives in Hillsboro, Forest Grove, or surrounding areas to be their Area Representative for this project. If you’re interested, contact Roger at rwleleven [at] msn [dot] com.