CORBA eNews for January 11, 2008
Glendale Citywide Trails Plan
On Tuesday, January 8, 2008 the Glendale City Council unanimously approved the Revised Trail Maps for the San Rafael Hills, the San Gabriel Mountains (Deukmejian Wilderness Park) and the Verdugo Mountains. CORBA provided input and trail expertise at the series of public meetings held through the summer and fall of 2007 and will remain involved in this planning process. The Plan includes the following features:
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This Saturday, January 12 - Basic Trail Maintenance Workshop Malibu Creek State Park.
Contact Burt Elliott 805-498-2475 or Jerry Mitcham 805-492-6522 to register. Meet at the Malibu Creek State Park District Administration Building. Tell the attendant that you are there for the Trail Maintenance Workshop and get a parking pass and directions. Program will include classroom and field demonstration work so dress accordingly. Lunch will be provided. For more info, www.corbamtb.com.
January 13 - Fun Ride at Fullerton
Fullerton Lap-apalooza. B Level. TS 2.5 & EL 2.5.
This is a fun intermediateride combining single track, double track, and some
pavement. The route rolls through shaded glens, parks, climbs, and
descends hills and winds through wooded trails. The ride is about
11 miles. If you have ever wanted to ride this route but were confused by
route descriptions, now is your chance. For more info, Visit
January 19 - Trail Crew - Santa Monica's
The CORBA Trail Crew will be teaming up with the Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council to work on the Guadalasca Trail in Point Mugu State Park. We will be removing the outside lip of portions of the trail where the trail has become cupped. This will allow the water to run off of the trail, preventing further erosion. More info.
January 20 - Trail Crew - Angeles National Forest
Trail Maintenance on the Valley Forge Trail in the Angeles National Forest. Wewill be doing some yucca removal and light tread work. You can bring your bike and ride in, or hike in if you prefer. More info.
January 26 - Fun Ride Hoyt/Strawberry Peak
We start climbing the Hoyt fire road to the single track
over to Clear Creek Station. Then up the Josephine fire road up to
the summit of Strawberry Peak. Then down to Red Box Station and down the
Gabrielino Trail to Switzers Picnic Ground, then up to Angeles Crest
Highway and a few road miles down to the cars. For more
February 2 - MTB Skills Class
Mountain biking is a lot like tennis or skiing. Just a few
minor adjustments in technique can make a huge difference in your
control and proficiency. If you want to get better faster, you need to
know the fundamentals of mountain biking technique. Whether you're
just getting into mountain biking or have been riding for years,
you'll learn some valuable tips from our Introduction to Mountain
Biking skills class that is offered each month. Get all the information