Originally posted by bullit_kid
Neds is endorsed as a DH "fast" trail on the trail guide maps.
that's true, but it shouldn't be tho.
the builder didn't intend for it to be a dh course
ned's used to be a nice climb up
ned's is designated as an intermediate run
ned's is/was one of the best trails to cut your teeth on the shore
ned's has taken a lot of punishment and abuse because of:
1. the amount of traffic it sees
2. the type of riding it sees
3. re number one - the lack of people maintaing the trail
you will still be able to ride ned's fast, just not at warp speed. the changes being made will slow it down a bit, make it more technical as opposed to a straight line down the mountain, help prevent erosion and make it safer for newer riders so they don't have to worry about getting run off the trail
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