By Micah Drew

Popular Trail Receives Facelift


Micah Drew, Pathfinder

The new bridge on the Morrell Trail #30.1 is built to Forest Service standards and is ready to be used for recreation.

SEELEY LAKE - South Morrell Trail #30.1 is a popular destination for mountain bikers, trail runners and hikers. It starts from the first switchback of Pyramid Pass Road and runs about five miles down to Woodworth-Seeley Lake Road. Early this summer the trail received maintenance from the Forest Service.

According to Katie Knotek, the Seeley District trail manager, a small bridge on the trail was not up to Forest Service standards. Crews went in and replaced the old bridge near the start of the trail with a puncheon-a structure smaller than a bridge.

"It definitely was rotting out and ricke...

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