Author Archives: Mark Davidson

The End of an Era in Aptos

Greetings Friends, I have some sad news to share with you. Jesse Nickel called me the other week to regretfully announce that the world famous Post Office Jump Park and the Epicenter Pump Track in Aptos will be closing on … Continue reading

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Celebrating the transfer of the inland Coast Dairies to the BLM

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On Friday Oct 3rd there was a ceremony near the town of Davenport to celebrate the conveyance of the Coast Dairies properties. After a very long wait the almost 6,000 acre inland portion of the Coast Dairies was finally transferred … Continue reading

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The Scotts Valley Pump Track is Open!

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The Scotts Valley pump track opened this past Saturday and to an enthusiastic crowd. This project was originally proposed in March of 2011, final approval was in July of 2014 and construction started mid-August 2014 led by Alex Fowler of … Continue reading

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Highland Way road work and closures September – December

Highland Way is the road which leads from Highway 17 to the Soquel Demonstration Forest (a.k.a. “Demo”) is will be subject to closures until the end of the year due to construction. We spoke with the project foreman and he … Continue reading

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Summary of the San Vicente Redwoods Access Plan Released

The San Vicente Redwoods is a 8,500 acre property between Davenport and Bonny Doon which will be managed by a consortium of land trusts for conservation and recreation. Mountain biking is one of the allowed recreational activities consistent with use … Continue reading

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