MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

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MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

Post by -Spike- » Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:47 pm

We're going out to help the Forest Service repair the fence around the gate on FR160 and install some signs.

Meeting time and place-
8AM at the Baja Gas Station 10180 N Fort McDowell Rd, Fort McDowell, AZ 85264

Lunch will be provided for folks who let us know they're coming at least 24 hours before the event start time. Either register on the TRAL Event Calendar or reply to this thread. Please let us know if you plan on bringing guests. Look for the option to add a note if you register on the calendar.

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Re: MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

Post by -Spike- » Tue May 14, 2019 4:10 pm

Chad of the Mesa Ranger District joined us for the day. We replaced a bunch of fence posts, wired the fence back together, put up a new sign, and replaced a missing gate lock, all before an early lunch of BBQ pulled pork sandwiches. Then we blasted all over the Sycamore area, fixing route signs along the way.
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Re: MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

Post by axel road » Thu May 16, 2019 10:35 am

TRAL is the BEST! One day we'll have our jeep fixed and get back out with you, on a weekend. Thanks Ben.
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Re: MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

Post by RichardLillard1 » Fri May 17, 2019 9:47 pm

Evidence!
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Parked at the gate and got right to work.
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This sign has seen better days, might be something to keep in mind for the future but for today we were forced to improvise. :hillbilly:
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Re: MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

Post by RichardLillard1 » Fri May 17, 2019 9:51 pm

With the work at the gate finished we searched out some shade, had ourselves some lunch and then spent the afternoon taking care of some signing.

Looks like this section of 160 doesn’t get used anymore, the bypass has now become the primary route.
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The mini kiosk is looking good! :smokin:
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Feels like it’s still April out there; warm, but bearable and enjoyable.
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Re: MON 5-13-19 Work Day FR160

Post by RichardLillard1 » Fri May 17, 2019 9:58 pm

After coming down 1096, decided to run 1852, which has, in our opinion, an abundance of signs, especially on the ridge, where they aren’t really necessary and tend to impede the views. Like this one...
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Better!
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Finished up by signing 403 to help users find the correct path amongst the multitudinous amount of intersections from user-created spurs. Then headed back up to Chad’s service truck after a quick stop by Army. Still looking good!
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