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Western: Luton Park

Postby Purple is a Fruit » June 15th, 2012, 6:40 pm

Trail is dry and starting to get sandy in some spots. The overgrowth along the green loop was trimmed back this morning.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mike_D » June 17th, 2012, 6:51 am

Between yesterday afternoon and this am, was there enough rain on that side of town between the Luton and CSGA corridor to make the trails unrideable this morning? Was really looking to get a ride in this morning only to wake up to the sound of rain hitting the roof here on the west side :evil:
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Slimm » June 19th, 2012, 10:06 am

tree down on red about 300 yds from the end. it's on a corner where you cant see it until you are on it
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Slimm » July 5th, 2012, 10:33 pm

big tree down on yellow right before the first 'long' climb.

i can get in sunday to cut it out
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » July 6th, 2012, 11:11 am

Slimm wrote:big tree down on yellow right before the first 'long' climb.

i can get in sunday to cut it out



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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby kuhljord » July 6th, 2012, 12:35 pm

I am planning on riding this for the first time this weekend. I live down near Kzoo usually riding Custer and Yankee. Any suggestions on which loops to ride?
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » July 6th, 2012, 1:30 pm

kuhljord wrote:I am planning on riding this for the first time this weekend. I live down near Kzoo usually riding Custer and Yankee. Any suggestions on which loops to ride?

all of them! it is an easy 9.5 miles. take a right turn at all the intersections (except when exiting Black) for the most part and you will ride everything.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby kuhljord » July 6th, 2012, 1:32 pm

RickPlite wrote:
kuhljord wrote:I am planning on riding this for the first time this weekend. I live down near Kzoo usually riding Custer and Yankee. Any suggestions on which loops to ride?

all of them! it is an easy 9.5 miles. take a right turn at all the intersections (except when exiting Black) for the most part and you will ride everything.


Nice i didnt realize it was that short, looks like two laps for me! I am stoked to get out there :mrgreen: . I have only heard good things
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby LuckyCharm4x4 » July 7th, 2012, 7:54 am

Ride all of them. Luton is way more flat and less technical than FC and Yankee. It has some pretty good flow and you can hold some decent speed. If you do all of the loops it's about 10 miles.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby dsurdenik » July 8th, 2012, 6:54 am

There is a large tree down on the yellow loop. Must have been recent. It is near the beginning just before the climb. Don't bother going under it because it blocks the trail coming back too. I didn't notice any storms in the area, it must have been rotted out. We didn't stay too long to investigate this morning due to the bugs.

EDIT: sorry didn't see the previous post about the tree.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Slimm » July 8th, 2012, 5:43 pm

trees 1
saw 0

we got a little of it cleared off the higher trail, enough to at least hike through. then the saw broke down and i didnt have any tools

thanks to those that stopped to help for a while

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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mark H. » July 8th, 2012, 6:35 pm

I'll go out tomorrow (Monday) & finish up with that tree, it's a good size tree & hard on the saw.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » July 8th, 2012, 7:00 pm

Mark H. wrote:I'll go out tomorrow (Monday) & finish up with that tree, it's a good size tree & hard on the saw.


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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby Mark H. » July 9th, 2012, 1:01 pm

Got the tree on the lower part out of the way started working on the upper part of the trail & ran out of gas (and yes I filled it up before hand) You can walk it over on the upper part but it will still need to be cut out & I will need to get my chain sharpened & will not have time to get out there for the next week. If someone would like to finish it wont take to much more work but be careful when finishing cutting the last limb it may be holding up some of that tree, hard to tell.
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Re: Western: Luton Park

Postby RickPlite » July 9th, 2012, 3:45 pm

Mark H. wrote:Got the tree on the lower part out of the way started working on the upper part of the trail & ran out of gas (and yes I filled it up before hand) You can walk it over on the upper part but it will still need to be cut out & I will need to get my chain sharpened & will not have time to get out there for the next week. If someone would like to finish it wont take to much more work but be careful when finishing cutting the last limb it may be holding up some of that tree, hard to tell.


thanks Mark, I should be able to get it Tues or Wed
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