Archive for January, 2016

Sycamore Canyon Southern Access

January 18th, 2016 by MTBBill

This will not surprise those of you who have been following the ongoing access issue to Sycamore Canyon in the San Diego Area. Access to the Sycamore from the south continues to be problematic Part of the long standing trail network linking the Mast/Media area of the Santee Lakes to the southern entrance of Sycamore Canyon crosses over MCAS Miramar land known as East Elliott. For decades there has been little concern over this access route but in the last couple of years the access has been of more concern for the USMC.     Here is a blog post from the SDMBA on latest round of enforcement that includes the confiscation of bikes.  Below is a map that is been floating around on social media.  I kind of like my bikes so I would recommend avoid those trails that cross onto the USMC land.   There are other option in the area.  Options I can’t post of my site, but a quick strava search should give you some things to think about 😉

Here is a message from the SDMBA president regarding the issue.

Crested Butte’s Doctor Park Trail

January 3rd, 2016 by MTBBill

Okay finally finished up the rest of the Colorado Trip pages with the inclusion of the

Doctor Park Trail and the “Table of Contents” for the trip.

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The Crested Butte 401 Trail

January 2nd, 2016 by MTBBill

Wow, I have been away from the BLOG for way too long.   Between work being….well…WORK and a ton of other life things I have been away from the keyboard.   The 401 trail is thoroughly covered in snow right now but I finally finishing off my pictures and notes from the fall Colorado trip.

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I spent a few days in Crested Butte and got in a couple of great rides.  One of those was the 401 Trail.

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Here is the webpage with all my pictures and some blabbage from the ride.