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Trailwork on Guadalasca Trail in Pt Mugu State Park on Feb 25, 2012

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The trail on Feb 23, a couple of days before trailwork
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The trail on Feb 23, a couple of days before trailwork
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The trail on Feb 23, a couple of days before trailwork
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The trail on Feb 23, a couple of days before trailwork
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Clearing the brush to widen the trail. This is near the bottom of Guadalasca
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We're concentrating on removing brush from the the downslope side (outside of the trail; on the left in this photo).
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Later on, the trail will be moved to the downslope side and outsloped so the rainwater will run off it, rather than down the middle.
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When the trail is moved over, the ruts in the middle will be filled in and the upslope brush will grow in where the trail used to be
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In the end, the trail will narrow back down to a singletrack and will be much easier to maintain.
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State Park employee Dale uses a 'pole saw' to cut through thicker and higher branches. It made our work much easier!
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State Parks has a Gator to get get our tools up the trail for us.
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Getting rid of the brush we cut out. It goes down the hill and is out of sight of people who use the trail
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We clear high branches that would impede people where the trail will be moved to, especially tall bikers (like me!) and equestrians
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We use a power hedge trimmer to remove the lighter brush
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