Stu Clement of IMBA Australia and Tony Boone from IMBA US are continuing the consultancy at Livingstone National Park. The team met with local mountain bike riders (PJ and MJ), Wagga Wilderness Walkers and NSW NPWS Rangers Angela Lonergan and Steve Cathcart to review the preliminary report and plans for an entry level trail loop [...]
Great news on the local trails front. Despite a huge repair list to numerous sections of the Hume and Hovell Track, Warwick Hull has organised the Lands Dept crews to re-open the Wiradjuri Trail riverside sections. All bridges are now functional and the trees, logs and debris have been cleared. There are some large sections [...]
NSW NPWS Ranger Angela Lonergan has organised for Liz Macphee, their rehabilitation specialist, to visit Pomingalarna Park on Monday 11 April 2011 (Meeting at 9:30 AM at the Golf Club car park) to give us some advice on the best way to manage, rehabilitate and revegetate “the scalds”. Liz has a wealth of experience in [...]
Stu Clement of IMBA Australia will be returning to Wagga (not staying at the Mercury this time but hopefully with a bike) with Tony Boone from IMBA US to continue the consultancy at Livingstone National Park. The team will meet with local mountain bike riders and NSW NPWS Ranger Angela Lonergan to review the preliminary [...]
IMBA Australia will be holding a trails masterclass at Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands following the 2011 Tracks and trails conference at Sydney Olympic park (see www.tracksandtrails.org.au ).
The price is $1200 and the classes run from April 16th to the 19th.
2011 Trail Building Master Class v2
Ground effect recently granted MTB Wagga Inc $1000 for the purchase of a chainsaw to assist with our trail maintenance and construction efforts.
With all of the difficulties Christchurch has had in recent times the club wanted to check that the $ wouldn’t be better helping Ground effect rebuild. A number of us have ridden [...]
Meet: Golf Club entrance.
Time: 4.30pm Friday.
Tasks: Lands end – Finish off work done on Thursday.
Alt route into Pete’s Precipice – redesign of track from Conrad’s straight to the start of the first climb in Pete’ P (removing the washed out step run-in).
Back Step – Removal of loose gravel left [...]
Meeting Place: Golf Course Entrance
The areas that PJ and Rob came up with requiring work of varied amounts are, in order of need, not want.
Dead mans gully- try to fill hole on left to allow an extra line and overtaking potential. Done The Switch backs (esses) – line the track edges for the upper [...]
Missing a Tuesday evening Summer Series or nothing to do? Read below to fill in the missing ride.
The Pomi 6hr track requires some maintenance to get it up to speed for the upcoming ‘Wagga 6hr Enduro’ in March.
A working bee has been scheduled at Pomi for next Tuesday afternoon 25/01/2011 commencing at 5.00pm from [...]
Wagga Wagga Urban Landcare Group Inc. will be out collecting seed with MTB Wagga Inc volunteers once again at Pomingalarna Reserve from 5pm to 7pm on the 9th November, collecting the understorey seeds, for the scalded areas of the Reserve. Meeting at the Olympic Way San Isadore side gate.
This is a great opportunity to [...]