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So I made a mention to my girlfriend recently while we were riding Green Mtn. that I noticed on some trails there is a pretty respectable amount of broken glass. Is this the cause of deliberate actions? Perhaps hikers? Wondering if anyone knew anything regarding this or if you've ever really noticed it. Bad enough we have to avoid rattlers and cacti.
 

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Another fun thing I pass all the time are the bags of dog poop hikers leave behind for "other people" to clean up. I'd like to find out who does that, then take their bags of poop to their houses, put them on their front porch, and light 'em on fire. Hilarity ensues.
 

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I love riding green mountain and riding one lap where the trails are in decent shape and then i ride another lap and someone has strategically placed big rocks blocking your line on the trail.
Pretty sad when someone is out hiking and trying to hurt someone.

I saw a group of hikers watch me as i rode down to their so called obstacles, swept the back tire out and scooted most of the rocks off the trail
 

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i never get that. Why bother to bag the dog's business if you are not going to take it along, why not just let it go and not bag it at all? At least the poop will degrade, the bag will not!
 

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The 1st time I ever road the Dirty Bismark, I saw probably 30 plastic bags of you-know-what piled up at the sign on the east side of the Coalton road/trail.
The next time I rode it, there was a nicely printed up, laminated sign ripping anyone who may have left any there - something about there not being any poop fairies to clean it up - do it yourselves!!!
I think there may be a few that leave it and pick it up later, but many more that "forget" it later, or just don't plan to pick it up at all.
trimess has it right.

I don't remember seeing much glass around on the trails.
 

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In a time... long, long, ago
Green Mtn was used for motorcycling, dune buggy riding, and partying. It was also an informal dump for household/ranch trash.
This history could explain the glass that is seen on the trail.
 

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I'm gonna go with drunk teenagers.
Maybe, but teenagers can't afford bottled beer.
 

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We saw a bunch of glass on the Chimney trail Saturday when we rode there -- very nicely placed for slicing tires. We stopped and picked up as much as we could..... We sorta ruled out the teenagers because it was in such an odd place (trailwise). Really sad.... :sad:
 

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3sigma said:
The broken glass must be from those hoodlum T.I.T.S. riders!!!
Nah, they usually bring their whiskey in plastic flasks:D
 

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So I made a mention to my girlfriend recently while we were riding Green Mtn. that I noticed on some trails there is a pretty respectable amount of broken glass. Is this the cause of deliberate actions? Perhaps hikers? Wondering if anyone knew anything regarding this or if you've ever really noticed it. Bad enough we have to avoid rattlers and cacti.
Halls Ranch has them (broken glasses) too along the Rock Garden.
 

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SkaredShtles said:
Have you not been noticing the affluence of the teenage population in the Denver Metro area? :confused:

Besides... this comes in a bottle:
I have a Milwaukee's Best Light bottle in my collection. It says "yeah I like cheap beer, but I still have enough style to enjoy it out of a bottle".:D

At CB last weekend me and the wife were watching the race enjoying the canned version though. Because we didn't want to bring glass. Responsibility!
 

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Ithnu said:
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At CB last weekend me and the wife were watching the race enjoying the canned version though. Because we didn't want to bring glass. Responsibility!
You have GOT to be lying. ;)
 

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We saw a bunch of glass on the Chimney trail Saturday when we rode there -- very nicely placed for slicing tires. We stopped and picked up as much as we could..... We sorta ruled out the teenagers because it was in such an odd place (trailwise). Really sad.... :sad:
That is what I mean, it's not just Green Mtn. I see it on Chimney, South Table, Falcon (not so much), pretty much most front range multiuse trails. And they do indeed happen to be placed in spots that make you wonder. I just thought someone knew of a history, or some initiative by the other trail users against bikes. If not, then cool.
 
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