CNH NEMBA Oak Hill Trail Day

Date

5/21/21 8:00am

Central NH NEMBA Oak Hill Trail Day

When: Saturday June 5th at 8AM - 1PM (rain or shine)

Where: Hot Hole Pond Road, Concord NH. (43.28175909269339, -71.51961562456147)

Parking: A new parking area should be installed and ready to go by June 5th, but there is a Fish and Game parking lot about 1/4 mile down the road that has additional parking (we will shuttle you up if needed). 

Check at the main lot when you arrive.

Tools: Bring shovels, rakes, and any dirt moving implements like Rogue hoes, McLeods if you have them.

RSVP: Let us know if you can attend so we can plan for food and drink (text or call Matt Bowser @603-491-5448)

Apre-Work: We are planning on a cookout once the work is complete with hotdogs and hamburgers (vegetarian choice available if you let us know).

As many of you know, CNH-NEMBA has been working with the City of Concord to expand mountain biking specific trails on City properties over the last several years, and we are excited to be a part of the latest expansion effort. 

The City purchased 2 properties totalling about 87 acres in the past 2 years and CNH-NEMBA has been working hard to develop 2 new trails that will connect  the existing Oak Hill trail system to a new parking area being developed on Hot Hole Pond Road.

The purchased properties have over 1500 feet of frontage on Hot Hole Pond Road and extend all the way up Oak Hill and directly abut the existing conservation land and will connect on or near Dancing Bear trail.  The first trail located on the West side of the new property is 99% complete and will be used as the preferred uphill route for biking.  The trail on the East side is about 60% complete and will be used for downhill traffic. This is where we need your help.

The East side trail has roughly 250 feet of elevation change from top to bottom and we expect it to be a fast (and hopefully flowy) downhill-ish trail with interesting rock features that can be developed into some fun stuff.  The trail traverses a steep glacial cirque that will require a significant amount of benching and berming to achieve our goal.  

We hope to see you there.

   Be sure to sign NEMBA's once-a-year Waiver before you arrive.

Note: You do not have to be a member of NEMBA to take part. You just have to want to make our trails better.

 

Chapter

Central NH

Event Leader

Matt Bowser
matthewpatrickbowser@gmail.com