Trail Building

Hunua Working BeeeHunua:

The club organises regular working bees to develop the MTB trail network in the Hunua Ranges. Auckland Council very helpfully provide tools, machinery and resources and the club provides the manpower.

We go for a pre-dig ride, partly because it would be rude not to… but also to check for anything that might need maintenance.  After that we regroup at the car park before getting stuck into the work.

Meet at the Mangatawhiri carpark at 8.30am if you want to go for the warm-up ride, or at10.30am to rip straight into the digging. The club will look after you with a high energy lunch and our mates at the ranger station usually shout a BBQ afterwards – this is if you let us know you are coming!

So us: trails@aucklandmtb.co.nz to be added to the mailing list, phone Hayden on 021 665 242.

There is also the opportunity for you and your mates to get a team together and head out and work on the tracks any time of the year. Just give Ranger Scott Kusabs a call on ph: 09 292 4267 to confirm some appropriate dates.

Dig dates for 2014:

  • Sat 15th Feb
  • Sun 30th March
  • Sun 18th May
  • Sun 22nd June
  • Sun 14th Sept
  • Sat 4th Oct
  • Sun 16th Nov

Arch Hill:

A keen bunch of volunteers organise regular working bees, regular rides and events at Arch Hill. To get involved and for up-to-date information go to the Arch Hill Facebook page or email Peter.

Royal Albany:

The Royal Albany Trailbuilders have a regular working bee on the second Sunday of every month. Head over to the RAT website for more info.

Totara Park

Auckland Council are super keen to expand the track network at Totara Park and a new group has been set up to coordinate the trail building. Check out the Totally Totara Facebook page for details and to find out how you can get involved.

Riverhead:

Organised by the West Coast Riders Club, check out these postings for the next bee

Whitford / Maraitei:

Organised by the Pohutukawa Coast Club, check out their website or Facebook site for more details

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