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Old 05-28-2008, 07:30 AM
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Default May Boulder Ranger District OHV meeting!

I am unavailable for this one; I will be relying on the Jenny Creek Trail Team for their attendance! Thanks, guys!!
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All,
Next meeting, Thursday May 29th at 5:00pm.
Boulder Ranger District Office, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder
303-541-2500.

*Calendar of Events for projects*
http://www.hightrails.org/cgi-bin/ca...ndar=BoulderRD

Agenda:
1) Schedule Next Meeting - All

2) Grants
Lefthand Restoration Grants, update (Colleen)

3) 4WD Road Signing projects
Bunce School Road (Adam)
Lefthand Upper Five Points, April 26th, 1:00pm, after cleanup (Adam)

4) Adopt-A-Road Projects / Volunteer Projects
Kingston Peak FDR353 (Patty)
Jenny Creek Kiosk project, July 26 (Bill M)
Gold Lake FDR372.1 opening, July 26 (Adam)
Taylor Mnt. gate/fence project (Glenn)
Lefthand FDR286 "Squeeze Rock" road work (Adam)
Lefthand Canyon Cleanup, April 26 (Adam)
Lefthand Challenge Route B status (Adam)
Castle Gulch FDR287 to Lefthand signing need route numbers (Adam)
Middle St. Vrain FDR114/ Coney Creek FDR507 road opening June 7
[postponed] (Adam)
Middle St. Vrain Bog project review, May 3 [canceled] (Ray)
Miller Rock FDR252,523 (Adam)

5) Motorized Trail Projects
FDT840.1 loop water bar work, June 28th, 8:30am, meet at Lefthand
parking lot (Bill H/ Dave K)

6) Rollins Pass - (Mark)
County Agreement status, Visitor Center status
Signing review July 18 (Cat/Mark)

7) Restoration Projects, FS
Lefthand, Fireman Hill FDR286.D reroute (Brian)
Lefthand FDR286 level 2 maintenance (Brian)
Carnage Canyon FDR286.A closure (Cat)
Emergency Shooting Closure - Lefthand (Cat)

8) Bunce School Road
Private property fencing at entrance (Glenn)
New staging area to be constructed (Cat)

Any new issues or concerns to work on, or Forest Service projects
related to Boulder Ranger District motorized recreation. - All

Forest Service projects list are online at
http://www.fs.fed.us/sopa/state-level.php?co
Scroll down to find the forest your interested in.
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On Hold 2008:
1) Sugarloaf Single Track.
2) Gillespie Gulch access.
3) Transportation Rule, MVU Map.
4) Lefthand Travel Implementation plan.
5) Jumbo Mountain access
6) Jenny Creek road signing project update
7) FR203 T-33 Crash site post/cable road end, add interpretive sign
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Last Meeting:
2) Grants
Lefthand Restoration grant (Colleen)
Have 2nd grant, need to meet conditions of long term sustainability.

3) Road Signing
Bunce School Road signing July or August.
Lefthand to Castle signing July or August.

4) Adopt-A-Road / Project
FDR372, project to open road July 26th, 9:00am. Meet at Millsite
Restaurant at 8:45am.
Miller Rock working on possible projects, August or September.
Taylor Mnt., gate issue, Forest Service will re-fence at gate. Brian to
contact Glenn for project.
Lefthand Cleanup, April 26th at 9:00am.
Lefthand "Squeeze Rock", reduce obstacle for access to upper five
points. Review April 26th, 1:00pm after Lefthand Cleanup.
Lefthand Challenge Route B reviewed April 13th, large participation,
working on date for FS Engineer to layout route on the ground.
Middle St. Vrain Bog project review set for May 3rd, 9:00am, meet at
Middle St. Vrain trailhead parking lot.
Middle St. Vrain road opening project June 7th, 10:00am.

5) Lefthand Motorized Trails (Bill H, Dave)
Project to sign new motorcycle route trailheads off of upper five
points. April 26th, 1:00pm. after Lefthand cleanup.
FDT 840.1 water bar and drainage work June 28th, 8:30am, meet at
Lefthand parking lot.

6) Rollins Pass (Mark)
Review of new sign locations July 18th, 8:30am, meet at Rollinsville
store. Inter-government agreement not signed yet. Information center
(old school house) to be moved into new location end of May. Assay
Office might also be moved to location.

7) Restoration Projects (Brian)
Fireman Hill FDR286.D reroute of hill climb to switchbacks, contract
out, July or August project.
Lefthand FDR286, level 2 maintenance past "Squeeze Rock", contract out,
July or August project.
Carnage Canyon FDR286.A will be closed end of September.

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Mission/Direction:
To coordinate and implement volunteer projects on the Boulder Ranger
District related to the maintenance of OHV recreation.
Education - Restoration - Information
Test for projects: is it signing? erosion control? restoration?
keeping the public on the route? education? re-establishing closures
of previous decisions?
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Adam Mehlberg 3jeeps@cohvco.org 3jeeps@frii.com
Trailridge Runners 4WD Club
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Old 05-28-2008, 08:10 AM
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I'm going to try and make it.
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I will be there.
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Looking to be at the meeting as well.
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Wow, guys, this is absolutely WONDERFUL. THANK you!
I also added Robbie to the Jenny Creek Trail Team at his request, so Timm, you got more help!

And Hulk: I do believe it was your idea to do these trail teams, and a wonderful one it was. Thanks.
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I missed it, still trying to get over my stomache/GI issue. Hope it went well!
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It was pretty good.

Lots of info on Bunce and Lefthand.

Bunce has had the OHV staging area fenced off, to prevent damage. This pissed off some ATVers, but once they found out why and the reason for it, they were mostly pretty cool. One redneck actually showed up to the meeting, and aside from being a rude jerk to me, I was actually impressed that he showed the initiative to come to the meeting and find out just where the FS boundary was. Felt bad for the guy who was there from the fencing crew though...LOL.

There is talk of a kiosk going in on the Private land, since the FS will not have the time nor money to put in a new staging area/kiosk this year.

Carnage will be closed mid september. The challenge route planning is done, the engineer has been up there, and now they are waiting on finalized contracts for the construction to begin.

Fireman's Hill will be closed for restoration, as will much of the Upper LHC area, during the challenge route construction.

The emergency shooting closure seems to have been effective, so no more bullets flying above the heads of LHC OHV users.

Our Jenny Creek Work day is on the schedule and all lights are green for it.

LHC cleanup was a big success.
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Thanks for the summary, I wasn't able to make it either;( Did you catch when this months meeting is?
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Thanks for the summary, I wasn't able to make it either;( Did you catch when this months meeting is?

June 26th, I believe.



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...One redneck actually showed up to the meeting, and aside from being a rude jerk to me, I was actually impressed that he showed the initiative to come to the meeting and find out just where the FS boundary was...
Was that the guy who came in late? Was he being an ass when I walked up to talk to you?!

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