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Join the Trail Crew at Butterfly on Saturday 23rd November ... from 2:00 pm; meeting at the Trail Head to ready the trail for the Flow X Round 5 event. Details are also on our Facebook Event page.
All tools will be supplied, however if you've a favourite rake or shovel you can bring that along. Bring your own gloves too. If you need directions to the tracks they can be found here.
Don't forget to bring your bike to check out your handiwork afterwards
Check for any updates on our Facebook Events page.
A great way to get more involved in SCUM is to join the SCUM Trail Crew; this dedicated group of people are responsible for the grooming, maintenance and building of Club's trail network. Lead by the Trails Coordinator (currently Matt Kidd) the Trail Crew usually meet and work on the trails on a week or so prior to each event.
To join the Trail Crew simply turn up at our next 'Trail Crew event'.
All trail work should be coordinated by the Trails Coordinator. The occupation permit that SCUM has with Forestry Corporation, along with IMBA guidelines, outlines how the club should maintain its trails so that the trails are sustainable. This means that any work done on trails will:
Trail work can be categorised into three main types:
If in doubt, check with the Trail Coordinator before doing any 'work' on a SCUM trail; failure to do so can impact on our usage of the trails within the area.