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Expresso Trail Day: Sunday, April 28th

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Words by Morgan Taylor. Photos by Jerry Willows and Morgan Taylor.
April 27th, 2013

This Sunday, April 28th, come on out and get dirty in the woods. We’ll have swag from the NSMB Store, RockShox, and Dissent Labs – and of course we’ll be serving burgers at lunch and generally having a great time.

This is our second trail day of the year… story and photos from our first effort can be found HERE. For a great visual recap of last year’s work, check out Jerry Willows’ photo set HERE and another set from Morgan Taylor and Jerry Willows HERE.

When: Sunday April 28th @ 8:30 am
Where: Upper Lynn School on Coleman St. Map HERE.
What to bring: It would be a good idea to bring some water to drink. If you’d like to bring tools you may but we’ll have access to as many as we need as well.
Lunch: Lunch will be provided. Let us know if you are coming and have special meal requirements. We aim to please.
Experience necessary: None. If you are new to trail work we’ll have lots of experienced builders there keen to show you the ropes.
Time commitment: That is up to you. If you’d like to ride up to meet us and work for a few hours part way through the day we’d be stoked to see you. If you can stay for the whole trail day great. We generally wrap before 3:00.

The new Expresso is a ribbon of gold brought to you by NSMB.com/RockShox and MEC. Photo Morgan Taylor.

Many hands make light work… Photo Jerry Willows.

Ballast to keep the trail bed from sinking in years to come. Photo Morgan Taylor.

We’ve struck gold on Expresso. Photo Morgan Taylor.

The gold takes shape. Photo Jerry Willows.

Digger’s signature work accompanies your smiles. Photo Morgan Taylor.

The iconic Expresso Smooth remains. Come put your mark on the new Expresso… Photo Morgan Taylor.


We hope you can join us on the 28th of April for some digging, hauling, water diverting, and of course lunch and good times. No experience is necessary and you might just walk away with something other than the guaranteed trail karma. Questions or comments welcome below…

  • Jerry-Rig

    Lets do this !

  • pete

    Can’t wait to get started again on Expresso.

  • SixZeroSixOne

    It’s gonna need a lot of work. Pushed/rode Expresso last weekend and there’s an awful lot of trees down across the trail…

  • cervo

    Chain saw massacre time then…

  • everst

    Hope to make it to this. What time are you guys planning on meeting up in the am?

  • Jerry-Rig

    we meet at Coleman School at 8:30am

  • Mirks

    Gonna be there for this one :)

  • SubPlop

    Finally making it out to a shore trail day. Lookin forward to it

  • morgman

    See you all Sunday!

  • mthomaslee

    Gah. Of course I move to North Van on the 1st of May. Is there another upcoming day relatively soon to get some trail karma in?

  • SubPlop

    There seems to be tons of trail days happening, all the time. Check the Forum.

    I’d recommend coming out this day for sure with Digger being there and last time Willows as well, lots of knowledge being passed around and good vibe. And, of course free swag. Do it!

  • stephenmatthews

    I had a great time at the trail day today! It was nice to meet everyone I hadn’t before, and thanks Pete/Trev/Cam/Morg for cooking up lunch!

  • LostBoyScout

    Great times as always. Super stoked on the trail as well.