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Bonniefield Trail

#1 Post by Darrell » Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:01 pm

Well you can tell March is here, which way to go first, to much to do and breakup is coming.
Been talking with Shawn Osborn from Ft. Wainwright.

Today he is out with a team to find a place to install a temporary bridge to get over the first open creek south of Clear Creek Butte.

3-12-15 looks like a trail cutting party so that material get be taken to the site.

3-16-15 Possible install of temporary bridge over first creek, trail cutting.

As always anyone having off these days off and would like to help out shoot me a PM with your phone number.


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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#2 Post by Darrell » Tue Mar 10, 2015 7:46 pm

Update!!!
Shawn and crew got to first open stream today and installed temporary bridge.

3-12-15 volunteers need to hang some signs and do some brushing.

3-16-15 Volunteers to help haul in material for a more permanent bridge, cut brush.


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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#3 Post by john » Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:21 am

Darrell,

1. Where are they access the trail their putting in, Ice Bridge off Cushman or ?

2. Would it be possible to haul some of their materials in on Sunday the 15th ? and stack them at a predetermined location for them.

If #2 is an option, I'd be wiling to haul some in if I can get someone to help, just in case of an :oops:



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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#4 Post by Darrell » Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:42 am

Crew has keys to gate so plan is to Drive out close to the butte and unload. Will leave from Tersoro South cusman and Van horn at 9.30, helpers welcome, same on Monday.

Will know more tomorrow about freighting in stuff.


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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#5 Post by Darrell » Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:13 am

Trip into the Bonnefield yesterday when well, 3 volunteers with Shawn and Dan from Ft. W. Hit the trail about 1030 or so, first ten miles where full of twisty and over hanging brush but the mission was to get out and extend the trail which the leaders did a great job of. Trail also got a lot straighter and burn not as bad (as just south of the butte). So Monday! get material in for bridges and maybe get a bridge built. Remember 930 Tesoro Cushman and Van Horn.

Think +20 temps....


Would the club spring for good reflecting trail markers?


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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#6 Post by REVITUP » Sat Mar 14, 2015 5:58 am

There is a possibility that the borough trails dept. has markers that you could get for the trail that don't cost us anything. It's worth asking.



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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#7 Post by Darrell » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:32 am

3/16/15
Good turn out for material hauling to the bridge sites, 13 men and machines. Some of us went on down the trail towards the Wood River, others scouted new bridge sites, others started building the first bridge, others brushed trail and others haul in more loads of material.
This first bridge is a 30 footer and quite a sight to see it coming together and there still will be challenges to get it completely built and it place.


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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#8 Post by john » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:46 am

Pictures :)



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#9 Post by Darrell » Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:39 pm

on the way to you please post


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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#10 Post by john » Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:04 am

Posted in the photo gallery

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Re: Bonniefield Trail

#11 Post by Nick S » Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:32 pm

Here are some more pictures of the Bonniefield Trail bridge project.


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