Ankle twisting hole in Wygant Trail

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arlohike
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Ankle twisting hole in Wygant Trail

Post by arlohike » November 2nd, 2020, 12:35 pm

On the Wygant Trail, about 2.5 miles from the trailhead, about 10 yards past a large uprooted tree and one or two hundred yards before the Chetwoot Loop trail rejoins the main trail, is a hole about the size of half a basketball. It was covered in leaves like a booby trap and I stepped right into it. I imagine someone with a shovel could fill it in a few minutes. As a band-aid, I placed some branches into it to make it more visible, and lessen the drop if it becomes covered again.
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Re: Ankle twisting hole in Wygant Trail

Post by arlohike » November 29th, 2020, 4:46 pm

I was back here today, so I brought a garden trowel and filled the hole. I used material from the root ball of a nearby fallen tree rather than digging a new hole somewhere.
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Re: Ankle twisting hole in Wygant Trail

Post by bobcat » November 30th, 2020, 8:51 am

Good on you! I was going to take care of that this week, but you spared me the effort!

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