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High School Mountain Bikers Help Build a New Trail along the Historic Loop in Calabasas on January 31, 2015

Mtn bike team members, coaches and parents from Calabasas and Simi Valley work on a new trail to bypass the swamp.
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The New Millennium Loop Trail area as shown by Google Earth, looking south-east. The New Millennium loop is in red and the Historic Loop is blue. The new trail (green) to bypass the swamp (purple) is near the lower-left. The section we worked is shown by the push-pins.
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This plaque indicates the historic significance of the area.
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The way the trail looked a couple of days before trailwork. This is a switchback near the start.
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The trail if flagged to show how it will be dug out to be widened
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This section of the old trail gets too close to a small stream, so it will be moved a few feet up the slope.
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CORBA's trail crew leader, Steve, explains the work to be done to the volunteers from the high school mountain bike teams.
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Demonstrating how to use the tools and dig out the trail.
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Getting down to work!
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Working on the switchback
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Another view of the switchback
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