Save the Date: June 10, 2017

Please join the Rifle Ranger District and West Elk Trails Inc
for a Trail Maintenance Day!

June 10, 2017
9:00 a.m.

We need your help maintaining the Mansfield Trail.

Work includes but is not limited to: constructing drainage features, limbing, brush cutting, sign installation and invasive weed eradication.

Meet at the cattleguard just past Mansfield Trail at the Forest Service Boundary at 9:00 a.m.
(park at Forest Service Boundary on CR 245)

Please come prepared to work outdoors, dress appropriately for weather conditions: wear long pants & sleeves, bring gloves, hat, sunglasses, closed toe shoes/workboots, sun block, water and snacks. Bring your own hand tools such as shovel, limb loppers, pick,etc.

This event is open to all ages: children under age 18 must have parent or guardian present.

For additional information and registration contact the Rifle Ranger District at 970-625-2371 or West Elk Trails 970-876-2196

Friday, February 24

Aaron Mattix packed and groomed trails today.

About 8 inches of new snow on the trails this week.

Trail Conditions

  • Hwy 819
    Groomed past the Ginzugroomer parking area
    Machine packed from Trailhead to intersection with Zeus’s Cutoff
  • Kay’s Loop
    Groomed
  • Zeus’s Cutoff
    Groomed
  • NEW! East Cutoff
    Groomed
  • Eric’s Loop
    Machine packed
  • James’s Loop
    Machine packed to hilltop, partially tracked

Skis or snowshoes only!

Friday, February 3

Ginzugroomer in action

Aaron Mattix ran the Ginzugroomer and tracker today to freshen up the trails

No new snow on the West Elk trails this week.

Trail Conditions

  • Hwy 819
    Groomed past the Ginzugroomer parking area
    Track set
    Machine packed from Trailhead to intersection with Zeus’s Cutoff
  • Kay’s Loop
    Groomed  — Track set
  • Zeus’s Cutoff
    Groomed — Track set
  • Eric’s Loop
    Groomed on January 27
  • James’s Loop
    Tracked with snowshoes
  • NEW! East Cutoff
    Groomed — Track set

Skis or snowshoes only!

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See you on the trails!

Show your love for the West Elk trails with your tax deductible donation.

Send checks or money orders to:
West Elk Trails Inc

PO Box 129
Silt, CO 81652

Click here to print West Elk Trails Inc Membership Form

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