Posts for July 2009

Track builders blog…

Just finished putting down skips on the Red track to iron out a few problem sections…. Going for a cup of tea then to shovel, rake and whack everything into place…. Will get some before and after photos…

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Track builders blog…

A fairly wet and windy day today @ Nevis Range saw a busy bike track team filling in many holes and water troughs in particular on sections between Avalanche and Tower 13.  Further down the track close to the first fire road crossing was also given some attention to flatten some braking bumps and fill […]

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Track builders blog…

Track Closures… DH track will be closed on Thursday 30th July due to helicopter work.    Red Route will also be closed Thursday 30th July due to helicopter work.   A 50m section of DH track (from pinball to first big berm) will be closed Tuesday 4th August – Wednesday 5th August for major reconstruction. The rest of the […]

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Track building blog…

New feature coming soon for the DH track…. Details and photos to follow in the near future….

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The Bike Tracks

The downhill track packed down nicely with the rain and the water troughs that formed with the heavy rain on tuesday/wednesday have been filled in and smoothed over and lots of the braking bumps were fixed this morning so the track is looking awesome. The red is roughening up a bit and we are getting the helicopter back to […]

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Learning French

Check the new Nevis Range panorama. We’ve got the webcam up on the gable wall of the Snowgoose restaurant & bar and taking clever shots of the amazing views from the top station. We’re now using some clever French software, from a company called Trinum, which also powers many of the European ski resort panoramas. If […]

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Track builders blog…

Both red and downhill tracks looking good, red has been busy since the opening, hearing lots of positive reviews! Some (welcome) rain this morning and afternoon will help to pack down the really dry and dusty corners. A successful NPS race at the weekend saw some fast riding on a bone-dry track. Good stuff.

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