Trail Work Days

Trail Workday – 7/1/2017 – Tomorrow

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in Trail Work Days

Trail Workday – 7/1/2017 – Tomorrow

  We need your help to clear storm damage on Owl’s Roost for the 7/9 Sizzler race. We will also be working on a re-reroute option for the “root hill”. The city is loaning us a boat to transport to the site. Trail workday Saturday 7/1 at 8:30 am-2:00 pm Lake Brandt Marina lower parking lot. Need to come later or leave earlier? Call...

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Trail Workday Tomorrow – 6/24/17

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Trail Work Days

Trail Workday Tomorrow – 6/24/17

What do you do when the 6 hour race is canceled due to the ongoing monsoon and the trails are still closed?? Do trail work to help prep Owl’s Roost for the 7/9 Sizzler race.   Trail workday Saturday 6/24 at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Meet at Lake Brandt Marina lower parking lot. Need to come later or leave earlier? No problem! Call 336-609-0009 for...

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Kingfisher Big Dig 2 this Saturday 6/17/2017

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 in Miscellaneous, Trail Work Days

Kingfisher Big Dig 2 this Saturday 6/17/2017

This Saturday, June 17, 2017, is the next Kingfisher Trail workday. Kingfisher ‘Big Dig 2′ will continue the work we did a couple weeks ago. Remember, the more workers we get out the more trail we get cut! The more we get cut, the sooner we’ll using our new trail. Just like last time, there is no access to the work site from the current Kingfisher trail parking. We will have a shuttle to transport workers to the work site and back to the lot. More info and registration can be found at the link below Kingfisher “Big Dig 2″ Trail Building Day Here’s to a BIG...

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Thank You Volunteers!

Posted on Jun 8, 2017 in Miscellaneous, Trail Work Days

Thank You Volunteers!

A huge Thank You to everyone that came out and worked on the Kingfisher  ‘Big Dig’ workday this past Saturday! It’s not easy to skip a ride on a beautiful Saturday and come out to work in the woods. We really appreciate the sacrifice you folks made. We had 32 people come out and work on clearing the next section of the Kingfisher trail. We got a good bit cleared but there is still work to be done. We are planning another Kingfisher workday soon so check this website and our Facebook page so you don’t miss it! You can also sign up for email and we’ll keep you up...

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Kingfisher Trail Work Day

Posted on May 28, 2017 in Trail Work Days

Kingfisher Trail Work Day

National Trails Day is this Saturday June 3, 2017. This year we are celebrating by starting the highly anticipated phase 2 construction of Kingfisher! We are looking forward to a very productive day and hope you will come out and help us create more beautiful trail. More info and registration go here: Kingfisher National Trail Day “Big Dig” Trail Building We look forward to seeing you and thanks for your support! Piedmont Fat Tire...

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Fat Tire Trail Workshop at Guilford College

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 in GFTS News, Trail Work Days

Fat Tire Trail Workshop at Guilford College

The Trail Workshop hosted by the Greensboro/Piedmont Fat Tire Society filled up fast! We had close to 50 folks come out to learn the fundamentals of sustainable trail construction in the morning then spend the afternoon in the beautiful woods on the Guilford College campus applying what they learned. The trail being built leads to an old growth Tulip Poplar tree that is hundreds of years old. A very impressive tree to say the least. Guilford College Students will complete the trail over the winter. Below is a link to an article (with video) from the Greensboro News & Record and some...

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