Moderate

Weldon Peak Brushing

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Calling all Trail Gorillas! Join this volunteer crew and help clear overgrown brush from the trail, starting 2 miles south of Robin Bird Spring. This is a forested area, but the open areas facing south have a significant amount of brush. We’re seeking 3 experienced brush saw operators for the crew, but are also looking for first-time trail maintainers to join us. Volunteers can attend all or part of the project. The crew will caravan to the trail, but all participants need high clearance vehicles (4×4 not required) to travel the 16 miles of dirt road. Complete driving directions will be provided once the crew list is finalized. Those staying overnight can car/tent camp near Robin Bird Spring, a year-round water source.

Echo Lakes California Alpine Club Project

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The California Alpine Club, The Tahoe Rim Trail, and the Pacific Crest Trail Association will once again spend a weekend together performing trail maintenance on the PCT and Tahoe Rim Trail around Echo Summit and Echo Lakes. Trail work will take place on a Saturday AND Sunday this year and will consist of brushing, trail clearing, rock-work and tread maintenance. There will also be the opportunity to work on the challenging but amazing Echo Summit Reroute project. The California Alpine Club will provide accommodations, meals, showers and beds. Dinner will be provided Friday night. Breakfast, a bagged lunch, and dinner will be provided by the lodge on Saturday and breakfast and a bagged lunch on Sunday. Come out to join this great crew of PCT partners in a beautiful setting!

ACE Piute Mountains Part 2

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The trail is cupped and prone to erosion near trail miles 604-605, and 607. These sections of trail will need berm removal, check steps, and rolling grade dips. Additionally, there is a great deal of braiding along the trail through the Piutes with a handful of confusing intersections. The crew (comprised of volunteers, an ACE crew leader and corps members, and PCTA’s Trail Crew Technical Advisor) will use their best discretion to delineate the path of the PCT. Come and spend your days with a group of trail enthusiasts and professionals.

Sasquatch Volunteer Vacation – Goat Rocks Fire Restoration

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In many ways, the PCT in the Goat Rocks Wilderness embodies its ideal form. The PCT traverses the spine of alpine ridge lines with panoramic views for miles at a time. These stunning portions of trail are miles from the nearest road. To maintain the public’s ability to enjoy these stunning places and allow trail crews to care for the PCT we must also maintain the PCT’s critical access trails. The N. Fork Tieton Trail is one such critical link in the Goat Rocks, and it was damaged by the Miriam fire in 2018. On this Volunteer Vacation, PCT volunteers will work for a week to restore this key link to the PCT at Tieton Pass. Your crew will camp near Scatter Creek Trailhead and enjoy the amenities and delicious food that comes with car camping. The week will be full of dirty, fulfilling work. Volunteers can anticipate significant log out and tread restoration projects. Certified sawyers are encouraged to sign up as the Forest Service has reported that there are a large number of logs to cut.

2019 Rockers Finale

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Join the PCTA’s Southern Oregon Rockers for some FUN and work as we CELEBRATE the conclusion to our 2019 trail maintenance season near Mt. Ashland. We’ll be working tread, brushing, and dealing with water drainage issues as well. Sometimes, we get to saw trees off the trail too! No experience required as we are happy to train.

Fall Maintenance 2

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Join the Southern Oregon Rockers for some fun and work as we begin to wind down our 2019 trail maintenance season near Mt. Ashland. We’ll be working tread, brushing, and dealing with water drainage issues as well. Sometimes, we get to saw trees off the trail too! No experience required as we are happy to train.