Volunteer Opportunity: Trail Maintenance on PCT

Property of The Hight Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

Please refer to the High Sierra Trail Crew website for the most current information.

 
Trip Name: Monache Meadow – PCT Trail Event Status: Open to all
Event Date: 09/27/2012 – 10/07/2012 Trip-ID:20120927Short Description: Monache Meadow – PCT Trail

Event Type: Vital Trail Maintenance (VTM) – Trip Type: Base Camping – Car camping and family friendly event

Long Description: The goal of this project is to rehabilitate the 4-6 miles of The Pacific Creat Trail from the Swallow bridge to Cow Canyon. Please not the last 12 mikes to our base camp is a 4-wheel drive road and is not recomeded for passagercars. We will have a plan to pick up and transport in anyone with out a 4-4 auto

Work Activities: This project will allow the public safe and unimpeded passage to the trail that start at or near each lake and lead away into the wilderness area and backcountry surrounding . The work will include contouring portions of the path, and building earthen water bars for erosion control, if needed. Materials such as dead brush may be dragged to the site to help break the visual line of the path. Trail reconstruction will consist of mainly hand work. This will include construction of stairs, rebuilding of the trail bed, construction of water bars, bucking of down trees, brushing of overgrown portions of the trail, and other standard trail construction needs dictated by the lay of the trail.

Nearest City/Community: Kennedy Meadows / Black Rock Ranger Station

Work Location: Camp Nelson / Quaking Aspen Area

Forest/Other District Location: Sequoia National Forest – Western Divide Ranger Unit

Base Camp – Location: USFS/DFG Brown Cabin

Base Camp – GPS Coordinates: 36 13.719 118 9.727 elevation 8000

Activity Level: All levels

Meals: Provided

Cost: Free

Number of Volunteers Needed: 15 to 25

Trip Leader: Open for a Volunteer

HSVTC Director: Director of Trail Operations – Ken Murray

Chief Cook and Bottle Washer: Open for sign up

Click here to Sign-Up: Monache Meadow – PCT Trail

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