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    what does a blue wavy line mean on a trailhead sign?

    What does a blue wavy line mean under a trailhead sign? Here's the specific example that I saw under the Tom Blake trailhead sign in Snowmass yesterday afternoon:

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    Just an intermediate level trail. Similar to ski trail difficulty ratings. Green - Blue - Black - Double Black or Red. The wavy line is to distinguish it from ski trails in the same area.

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    Good info, thanks! So universally, intermediate ski trails use a straight blue line and intermediate bike trails (in ski resort towns) use a wavy blue line?

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    Ski trail usually just use a solid square / circle / or diamond.

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    Got it, thanks!

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    Blue means that you pedal moderately to make it dangerous. Black means it's dangerous while coasting.

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    The lines within the symbols are your EKG readouts. They correspond to how much the trail will get your heart racing.

    Sorry, cardiology humor.

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    Snakes On A Trail?

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    Could also represent an intermediate flow trail. Tech trails would have a more jagged line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    The lines within the symbols are your EKG readouts. They correspond to how much the trail will get your heart racing.

    Sorry, cardiology humor.

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    This post is a natural product. Variances in spelling & grammar should be appreciated as part of its character & beauty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chazpat View Post
    uh oh
    Haha!!! Well done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    The lines within the symbols are your EKG readouts. They correspond to how much the trail will get your heart racing.

    Sorry, cardiology humor.

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    Impressive.

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    The blue wavy marking indicates that you're in a tsunami danger zone.
    Riding Washington State singletrack since 1986

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    Quote Originally Posted by Curveball View Post
    The blue wavy marking indicates that you're in a tsunami danger zone.
    You are correct. Give point to curveball

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    I've ridden Tsunami a couple of times:

    https://youtu.be/KYvWxGm5uu8

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    Quote Originally Posted by Curveball View Post
    The blue wavy marking indicates that you're in a tsunami danger zone.
    someone told me that means it goes to the ocean?
    dang

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    I thought that means no hiking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Picard View Post
    You are correct. Give point to curveball
    He still has to win by 2, right?
    Well my days of not taking you seriously are certainly coming to a middle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOJO K View Post
    He still has to win by 2, right?
    I'll try for the 2-point conversion.
    Riding Washington State singletrack since 1986

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nat View Post
    I've ridden Tsunami a couple of times:

    https://youtu.be/KYvWxGm5uu8
    That's where we're going on vacation this summer. I'll be hitting that one.
    Riding Washington State singletrack since 1986

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    Quote Originally Posted by Curveball View Post
    That's where we're going on vacation this summer. I'll be hitting that one.
    Excellent! I might be headed back this fall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Curveball View Post
    I'll try for the 2-point conversion.
    What are the odds that Picard is familiar with the 2 point conversion?
    Well my days of not taking you seriously are certainly coming to a middle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MOJO K View Post
    What are the odds that Picard is familiar with the 2 point conversion?
    Not much.
    Riding Washington State singletrack since 1986

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    Quote Originally Posted by Porkchop_Power View Post
    Ski trail usually just use a solid square / circle / or diamond.
    I know you know but:
    Ski Slope symbols 101:
    Round circle in green = beginner trail
    Solid square in blue = intermediate trail.
    Black diamond or double black diamond = go big or go home expert trail.
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    I passionately remove rocks and corners and other stuff I find too hard to ride.

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