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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

GET INVOLVED: RAT/COPMOBA MEETING

RAT/COPMOBA CHAPTER MEETING - ALL RAT FRIENDS AND ASSOCIATES INVITED Date/Time: December 18, 7:00pm Location: 450 Kismet, Ridgway, Colorado Agenda: 1.Elect committee members, officers and COPMOBA Board Representatives  (only COPMOBA members may vote - join at copmoba.org) 2.Review and assess 2015 actions what worked what did not work 3.Plan for 2016 New REI Grant and [...]

By | 2015-12-02T00:17:46+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on GET INVOLVED: RAT/COPMOBA MEETING

RAT WINDS UP SUCCESSFUL 2015 SEASON

With the year winding down and the system about to close for winter wildlife management, it's time to reflect on what RAT has - with help from its friends, partners, donors and associates - accomplished in 2015. This is just a short summary of all that has happened.The reality on the ground is that, working [...]

By | 2015-11-26T19:41:09+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RAT WINDS UP SUCCESSFUL 2015 SEASON

Trail Conditions Affected by Weather

According to several recent reports, as of 11/10/15, RAT trail conditions have deteriorated with recent weather.  The north, northeast and northwest aspects of the higher terrain have a lot of snow, mud and ice.  A few riders have tried Ratical and found it virtually impassable.  Would suspect the same for Plagueground and upper Rat Trap.  [...]

By | 2015-11-11T01:08:03+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Trail Report, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trail Conditions Affected by Weather

1.4 MILES MORE OF NEW TRAIL ADDED THIS WEEK – TRAIL HEAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOW

1.4 MILES MORE OF NEW TRAIL ADDED OCTOBER 26, 2010 - TRAIL HEAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOW Seems like we just added 4 miles to the North end of the system last week. That is now old news and you can add Lower Rat Trap to the ever-expanding RAT network. Here is the latest map. You will [...]

By | 2015-10-28T03:08:19+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 1.4 MILES MORE OF NEW TRAIL ADDED THIS WEEK – TRAIL HEAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOW

ALERT: TRAIL-HEAD CONSTRUCTION PLANNED – USE CAUTION!

Trailhead construction activities will begin on Ouray County Road 10 late next week for the Ridgway Trails Project. This project is being completed with funding from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Non-Motorized Trails Grant, BLM, and Ouray County. We ask that everyone use caution, especially when accessing "Big Cheese". It would also be prudent to [...]

By | 2015-10-15T23:19:50+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ALERT: TRAIL-HEAD CONSTRUCTION PLANNED – USE CAUTION!

OCTOBER 7, 2015: NEW TRAIL OPENS – AGAIN

Today, we opened about 2 miles of really awesome new trail in the RAT system, all built by Southwest Conservation Corps and Sweet Sustainable Single Track.  Access it from the north end of Double Crosser (formerly known as K). Click the "trails" tab above to locate Double Crosser. The new trail rolls and swoops down-and-out into the [...]

By | 2015-10-08T05:19:43+00:00 October 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OCTOBER 7, 2015: NEW TRAIL OPENS – AGAIN

LATEST MAPS

The map marked "updated 9/14/15" shows trail on the ground and trail projected for completion this year.  The other shows current trail through 9/15/15.  Check it out.

By | 2015-09-16T16:41:35+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LATEST MAPS

BRAND NEW TRAIL OPENED TODAY!!

This section eliminates a two-way bottle neck on the top end or Rat Trap by extending Rattus Maximus from its intersection with Double Crosser all the way up to 4 Corners (intersection of Speedy Gonzalez with Rat Trap). The new trail winds up a gully on the opposite side of the ridge from Upper Rat [...]

By | 2015-09-12T05:58:04+00:00 September 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BRAND NEW TRAIL OPENED TODAY!!

MAPS UPDATED BUT LOOK-OUT FOR MORE CHANGES

RAT opened up a new trail on September 1, 2015.  Please click the "The Trails" tab at the top of this page for a map of the new changes.  We have reconfigured the intersection at 4 Corners (intersection of Speedy Gonzalez and Big Cheese).  We also decommissioned the old entrance from 4 Corners to Big Cheese, and [...]

By | 2015-09-04T02:54:28+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on MAPS UPDATED BUT LOOK-OUT FOR MORE CHANGES

RAT MAP UPDATE

The trails remain the same, for now. Only the names have been changed - to alleviate the widespread confusion. RAT apologizes to the misdirected masses for the multiple metamorphoses of monikers. These names will not change. We've converted most - but not quite all - of the signs to match the map. Should have that [...]

By | 2015-08-26T04:57:16+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RAT MAP UPDATE