Due to the forecast of rain, the March 17th trailwork event is cancelled. Instead, please come to the COSCA srping trailwork day next Saturday, March 24, and help us build a new trail in Wildwood Park! See details and registration form.
On Saturday, March 17th at 8:30 am, we will continue making major improvements to the Guadalasca Trail in Point Mugu State Park that will take place over the next year or so. First, the lower section (part of the old ranch road), will be brushed out to temporarily widen it. This will allow access for motorized equipment that State Parks staff will use to remove the existing culvert drains and convert them to level crossings. Also, the trail will be moved to the outside (downhill side) of the trail and outsloped to allow for better drainage, lowering the need for future maintenance so we will be able to spend more time riding and less doing trailwork.
You can read about the rest of the planned improvements for this trail in our earlier blog post.
During our February 25th trailwork, we had 22 mountain bikers and about 8 others working on the lower section of the trail, and we cleared brush over about 3/4 of the lower section of the trail. You can read the summary on our blog. On March 17th, we will work on the remainder of the lower section and then continue through the stream crossing and up the newer part of the trail, as time allows.
Some volunteers have already signed up with our on-line registration form, but we need many more to get this work completed!
View our trailwork page to learn more about trailwork, what you should wear to protect yourself from dust and scratches, and what you should bring along. CORBA will provide the tools and training on how to use them safely. The on-line registration page lists the details of when and where to meet.
Remember, by registering here to help out, CORBA will treat you to lunch afterwards, and enter you in the drawing for mountain biking prizes!
This trailwork day is a joint effort with the Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council trail crew.
We have other trailwork events scheduled for later in the year. Here’s a list of what is currently planned:
State Trails Days in Pt Mugu State Park
COSCA Spring Trailwork Day