After seeing some stuff on Twitter this morning and reading Cottle’s article (definitely check it out), I gave him a buzz to get the status of the famous 71N. Unfortunately, a 24 hour eviction notice was issued Monday, forcing everyone to vacate the house. They are continuing to fight for the property, but the outlook on those magical orange piles of dirt is bleak as the city finalizes plans to remove them most likely within the next week or so. On a lighter note, he also confirmed that a new set of trails have sprung up with a line already set to go. Nothing can replace 71N, but you can’t get a group of guys with dirt and triflow running through their veins down.
I first saw 71N in the first couple Banned videos (RIP Gary and Ricky) and knew I needed to make it down as much as possible. I’d like to pay a tribute to that place that I was lucky enough to visit and post a gallery of my favorite photos I’ve taken there over the last couple years. Best of luck guys and I’m sure I’ll see you soon.
Mark Mulville, perfect nose dive 3.
Will Bruce, clicked lookback over the last hip.
Toby with a snapped turndown over one of the steeper jumps.
Mark again, this time with a no foot can in the trees.
Will and Devon, both taking licks at the mini ramp in the backyard.
Blood, Sweat, and Beers.
Joey and Cottle both throwing down on home turf. (sorry about the blurry pic Mike haha)
Regardless of what happens, the foundation of this place has been the people that are always there, and you can’t take them away from each other. Long live 71N.