Come out and join the Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA), CORBA, the Santa Monica Trails Council and other volunteers for the 24th Annual COSCA Trailwork Day.
We will be building a bypass to a very steep and rocky part of the Conejo Crest Trail. (This section is affectionately known as the "Descent of Death" by the North Ranch Mountain Bikers. Watch the video (http://www.venturacountytrails.org/Movies/LosRoblesEast/DescentOfDeathPop.html) of riders risking the integrity of their hides here!)
At noon, following the morning of trail-building, workers will be treated a thank-you lunch and door-prize drawing while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow trail enthusiasts!
Participants will need to hike 1.5 miles in to the work area, climbing about 500' along the way.
Participants who register on this page will be eligible for the end-of-year drawing for a Niner frame and other great prizes (http://corbamtb.com/news/2014/03/28/niner-bike-frame-is-grand-prize-for-trailwork-volunteers/)!
Wear protective clothing (long-legged pants, long-sleeved shirts, sunglasses), sturdy shoes, gloves, hat and sunscreen.
No experience necessary. Tools and instructions on how to use them safely and effectively will be provided. Must be 18+ years of age. Beware of poison oak, ticks & rattlesnakes.
Follow instructions of park rangers and trail crew leaders at all times.
Directions: Exit the 101 Freeway at Westlake Blvd in Thousand Oaks. Go south for about a mile and then turn west (right) on Triunfo Canyon Road. This will lead you to Triunfo Community Park. Turn left onto Tamarack St and turn into one of the two parking lots, or park on the street if those are full. We will gather at the registration area at the Triunfo Canyon Trailhead in the north parking lot.
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