trail design

Oct 28, 2010, 3:00 am
trail design

In the week following the Trail Care Crew’s visit to Riding Mountain National Park, IMBA’s Trail Solutions paid the Park a second visit. The purpose of said visit was to assist the Park’s Trail Committee with developing full park trail concepts.

Sep 30, 2010, 3:00 am

After spending nearly a month and a half traveling throughout the eastern part of Canada, Daniel landed back on the West with one last stop before heading home: Prince George. His charge was to tackle the task of providing the Prince George Cycling Club, along with other interested parties, with a comprehensive workshop on sustainable trail design / construction.

Sep 16, 2010, 3:00 am

Last Wednesday, Daniel Scott and Jason Murray were provided the opportunity to partake in a meeting at the Grand River Conservation Authorities’ Puslinch Tract. The purpose of their attendance was to participate an initial dialogue between two locals, who are spearheading an initiative to help legitimize the mountain biking opportunities at the tract, and officials from the GRCA.

Sep 12, 2010, 3:00 am

Approximately one year ago, IMBA Canada partook in a proud moment, signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Capital Commission. Since then, dialogue has continued between the two organizations as to how each can assist the other in their missions.

Aug 14, 2010, 3:00 am

The recent Crowsnest Pass Volunteer Workshop went off without a hitch at the Pass Powderkeg Ski Hill. IMBA Canada’s trail specialist, Daniel Scott, ran the workshop for folks in and around the communities of Crowsnest Pass who are keen in becoming involved in the construction of new mountain bike trails. Originally slated for mid-July, low numbers due to various vacations caused the workshop to be moved to a later date where those interested could participate.

Jul 8, 2010, 3:00 am

Years ago, most surveyors that visited Crowsnest Pass, Alberta did so in order to discover coal. This past month, however, Daniel Scott was in search of something else entirely… mint mountain bike trail terrain.

May 23, 2010, 3:00 am

Stop three for the month of May saw IMBA Canada’s full time trail specialist, Daniel Scott, head to Riding Mountain National Park. The goal of his visit was two fold: run a workshop for the Park staff and run a workshop for volunteers from various community organizations neighbouring the Park boundary.

May 13, 2010, 3:00 am

Somehow is seems somewhat fitting that IMBA Canada’s resident redhead, Daniel Scott, was given the opportunity to conduct a workshop on the site that inspired one of Canada’s most famous fictitious redheads, Anne of Green Gables. This beautiful property is part of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Cavendish National Historic Site, situated along the northern shore of Prince Edward Island.

Mar 4, 2010, 4:00 am

With spring around the corner, Daniel Scott kicked off the field season with a trip to Ontario to conduct a workshop for the City of Mississauga. Held during the City of Mississauga’s training week, this workshop was attended by a wide variety of City staff with positions in horticulture, landscape architecture, conservation, sports field maintenance and more.

Nov 11, 2009, 4:00 am

The latter half of October saw witness to IMBA Canada’s latest National Parks visit in Elk Island National Park, Alberta. The purpose of said visit was to conduct an in-depth assessment of the +100 km of trails that can be found in the Park. Each of the 11 trails in the Park were covered while being examined for sustainability. The outcome of all this data collection is the development of a general trail plan for Elk Island National Park.