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    palgrave trail damage

    rode at palgrave last night and the horses have chewed up the rollers after the big drop.
    looks like they were in after a rain fall recently as the hoof marks along the trail go in deep in some areas
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    I think I know the answer but as a lover of Palgrave I gotta ask - can this be repaired or 'buffed out' by someone with no trail building experience? Like if it's something like hauling in dirt, filling holes, tamping it down etc I would be happy to do so, just not sure the best practice and don't want my rookie skills to make anything worse.

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    I think just a shovel and rake are all that's needed.
    probably get the dirt from surrounding area then rake surrounding area to make it look natural again.
    didn't stop too get a close inspection but it looked susceptible to erosion the way it was, especially if we get some decent rain.
    I say if you're close by and have the tools it would be okay
    I'm sure people from the Caledon cycling club will probably fix it soon if no one else does.
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    nope, can't do it. need permission. my suggestion is contacting the trca.
    [email protected] and they will put you in touch with a maintenance group.
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    Personally, I like the tone of this signage from Dufferin Forest, but judging from my exchanges with equestrians on the singletrack at Palgrave, they'd have little effect in turning them into more conscientious trail users.

    I have been out to Palgrave in about two weeks, but the last time I was there section six was littered with piles of horse plop.

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    palgrave trail damage

    Rode 1-2,3-4 and 5-6, and while there's lots of horse poop I didn't see any hood damage. Either the trail fairies have been at work or they've been buffed out from use.

    Oh, and not sure if this is a widely known fact here, there is currently a lot of ticks here.
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