Tagged: trail day

Black Mountain 2015 trail improvements racing ahead

This year’s volunteer project with BC Parks and Knee Knacker is coming into its final weekend (September 26 & 27), with two major pieces still to build. We’ve already had four days of work and it has been a awesome experience, with Knee Knacker runners and BC Parks rangers working together since late August...

Trail elves needed for Black Mountain trail project

We’re calling on trail elves to help tackle an ambitious project in the Black Mountain area of Cypress Provincial Park. Since 2011, Knee Knacker has had a successful partnership with BC Parks, the Friends of Cypress Provincial Park, and the North Shore Wetland Partners. We’ve worked together to make lots of...

Gardening on a grand scale at Hyannis

Okay, if you really must dot the ‘i’ and cross that ‘t’, our crew of twenty-three Knee Knacker trail elves were actually landscaping. And building. And digging. And moving stuff. Of course, potentially shaving a few seconds off everyone’s time was just the cherry on top of the improvements that...

Trail Day on June 20 for trail work and good karma

[June 18 update – The Trail Day crew is fully booked! If you still want to sign up, sorry, you’ll have to wait for the next Trail Day, later this summer.] When you use a trail, do you think about how it’s maintained? If the trail’s in good shape, it’s...

Knee Knacker at work

We carried stuff. We hammered stuff. We critiqued everyone’s hammering technique. We looked for rocks. We dug. We tested. We found lost racers. We drank coffee and ate muffins. We built stuff! Yes, it was another fantastic Knee Knacker Trail Day. (Longer report to come.)