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Exciting news for trails on Eagle Mountain. (Tri Cities)

Oct. 7, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
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Joined: May 28, 2014

Exciting times for Eagle Mountain! We are working to legitimize the trails! Read on for the details, the upcoming changes, and the reasons YOU SHOULD BE EXCITED about this.

Who’s involved?
Recreation Sites and Trails BC (RSTBC), TORCA, and Eagle Mountain Moto (EMM) are working TOGETHER to enhance the mountain bike and moto experience while minimizing user conflict on Eagle.

What’s happening?
We have a 1 YEAR OPPORTUNITY to show RSTBC what we can do! We’ll be removing old and unauthorized TTFs (Technical Trail Features), rebuilding features to meet current trail building standards, and creating a world-class mountain bike trail system.

Which trails?
We’ll be working on your favourites: IMBY, Physiotherapy, Eastbound and Down, Hammer Time, and Blue Line. AND! We’ll be revitalizing Manhandler, More Therapy, Three Little Pigs, and Shock Therapy.

Then what?
If we can prove ourselves, there are possibilities for future trail remediation AND TRAIL EXPANSION! We envision a future blue flow trail, technical trails, and an optional climbing route. This will all depend on our work, the relationship with RSTBC, and our community!

How can I help?
Glad you asked. Our trail fund is healthy and growing, and we are actively fundraising and applying for grants. Keep supporting TORCA, come to trail days, and be a part of this new phase for Eagle.

What else?
EMM will be working on the mountain too. Specifically, they have authorization to work on and ride Mistress. TORCA is aiming for this to be a mountain bike line in the future with rerouting and separate lines for motos and mountain bikes. Our vision still has the big log ride and the Tombstone drop!

Excited?
We sure are. You’ll see old features continue being removed over the next months. And then, we’ll start building! Keep in touch, ask us if you have any questions, check out our newsletter and Facebook page for updates, and don’t forget to renew your memberships!

Oct. 7, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
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Joined: July 11, 2014

Cool, that is exciting news. I love riding Eagle, you guys have awesome trails out there.

Oct. 10, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
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Joined: Nov. 21, 2002

Yeah, the trails out there are great, why change things up? Id tread carefully, look at what happened to fromme

WTB Frequency i23 rim, 650b NEW - $40

Oct. 10, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
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Joined: April 15, 2005

Nice! Some serious gems over on Eagle.

Oct. 10, 2016, 2:56 p.m.
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Joined: May 11, 2005

Enjoyed the one time I've been on Eagle. Would I go back? Probably not in it's current form, but with a little work - most certainly.

I won't be involved in any trail work, but is there a link where I can at least make a financial contribution?

Oct. 10, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
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Joined: June 20, 2003

Enjoyed the one time I've been on Eagle. Would I go back? Probably not in it's current form, but with a little work - most certainly.

I won't be involved in any trail work, but is there a link where I can at least make a financial contribution?

Any donations can be made at: http://www.torca.ca/membership/donate/

Thank you for this consideration!

June 13, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Posts: 27
Joined: June 13, 2017

Looks like I'm late to the thread... Are you guys still active on the mountain? I live nearby to Eagle and am looking to possibly volunteer and learn how to build trails.

June 13, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Posts: 27
Joined: June 13, 2017

Posted by: StinkinRutBeer

Looks like I'm late to the thread... Are you guys still active on the mountain? I live nearby to Eagle and am looking to possibly volunteer and learn how to build trails.

Nvm!! Just found you guys at http://www.torca.ca ;

Might see you all on the June 25th trail day!

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