This tree tipped in a windstorm and took the trail with it. Rather than cut the tree, we decided to reroute the trail around the root mass. What was a tricky but unremarkable spot on the trail is now a section with a cool natural feature.
Duthie Hill 7
Duthie’s XC trails are being built using a 7-step process:
2. Brush / Log
4. Fix flow
5. Fix drainage / finish bench
6. Add features and options
Source: Duthie 7 Steps on Evergreen’s excellent wiki.
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Washington State’s biigest MTB club, started building Duthie Park in 2008. Phase I officially opened summer of 2010. Read more about Duthie Hill.
P.S. Want to help them build more trails? Check out the work party schedule.