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    Post Traumatic Flood Disorder

    Today a great group of mountain bikers spent the day rebuilding a flood damaged trail Marshall Mesa / Flatirons was my after-work ride. Most of it was closed until today!

    Where there once was a bridge, we spent the day building rock stairs and ramps. It is completely ride-able and hike-able.

    I also carved out some new corridor leading into it and added a little berm as well .

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    Awesome repair job! Looks like the water raged through there big time.

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    Yappy little dog!
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    Quote Originally Posted by June Bug View Post
    Awesome repair job! Looks like the water raged through there big time.
    By all accounts and judging from the debris fields, the water was 6-8 feet (maybe more) above what you see in the pictures.

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    Nice work--thank you.

    Mayhoffer-Singletree reopened today. Most of it is even smoother than before, but some ruts remain.
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    9 lives
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    good work! Thanks for posting
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    Nice job and unfortunately I never hit those trails before the floods. Maybe make it out there next summer from Loveland.
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    I passionately remove rocks and corners and other stuff I find too hard to ride.

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    Way to go guys!

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    I got to ride these trails this evening in the dark for the first time since the floods. I am seriously impressed with the amount of trail work performed in a short time! Doudy Draw certainly has a bit more character now, it much rocker after the switchback of the descent. The stone work at the creek was great. I didn't attempt to ride it in the dark but with a bit of practice I can see that being doable. What was jaw dropping was the amount of devastation at the creek. The pictures don't do it justice. Standing at the creek I would estimate that the flood level was at least another 6 or so feet above my head from how it has carved out the bank on the other side. That is a lot of water for a creek that is usually a trickle.

    One thing that amazed me is how the trail managed to survive (for the most part) where the hill side collapsed at the Doudy switchbacks. I wasn't expected that.

    Anyway I wish I could have lent a hand in the work but I've been traveling abroad the last couple of weeks. Anyway you guys deserve a big

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