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by Ryan Ojerio
July 19th, 2019, 9:50 am
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Trailwork party in the Dark Divide, Gifford Pinchot NF - July 27th
Replies: 0
Views: 1005

Trailwork party in the Dark Divide, Gifford Pinchot NF - July 27th

Hello Hikers, WTA is leading a volunteer trail work party the weekend of July 27th and 28th and we'd love your help! Our objective is to work on the Quartz Creek Butte Trail and clear away brush, fix up drainage features and re-dig the tread where needed. No Experience needed, WTA provides all tools...
by Ryan Ojerio
May 3rd, 2019, 10:51 am
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: 2019 Trail Work Parties at Mount St. Helens
Replies: 1
Views: 858

2019 Trail Work Parties at Mount St. Helens

Hello Hikers, Washington Trails Association, Mount St. Helens Institute and the Forest Service have teamed up to host some great work party events this year. Here's the full list. We've even got pack support and some meals provided by our friends with the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington. Its goin...
by Ryan Ojerio
April 5th, 2019, 10:24 am
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: WTA Trail Work Parties Coming up
Replies: 0
Views: 859

WTA Trail Work Parties Coming up

Hi Hikers, Trailwork season is ramping up and if you'd like to join us on a work party this spring or summer, here are a few of the many opportunities this year. To see all the events happening across the state, check out: https://www.wta.org/volunteer/schedule/ Note that our day trips are posted 6-...
by Ryan Ojerio
September 16th, 2018, 7:36 am
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Volunteers needed for Gifford Pinchot and Gorge work
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Volunteers needed for Gifford Pinchot and Gorge work

Hello Hikers, We have a few work parties (Washington Trails Association) coming up that need your help. Lee Young is leading a Thursday work party this week and we could use some extra help tackling the treadwork and brushing there (East Fork is over towards Silver Star Mountain), its a beautiful tr...
by Ryan Ojerio
July 30th, 2018, 10:26 am
Forum: General Hiking Topics
Topic: Shuttle a piece of gear to Puget Sound for WTA?
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Shuttle a piece of gear to Puget Sound for WTA?

Hi Hikers, this is a random favor ask: anyone headed up the the Puget Sound area on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday who could pick up a WTA outreach canopy and deliver it to one of our staff in the Seattle area? They need it for a Saturday event - I think they need it for a trailhead tabling thing in ...
by Ryan Ojerio
July 3rd, 2018, 1:19 pm
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Volunteer Trail work 1/2 Day - Whistle Punk, Carson, WA
Replies: 0
Views: 746

Volunteer Trail work 1/2 Day - Whistle Punk, Carson, WA

Hi folks, The Whistle Punk trail is a delightful interpretive trail just off the Wind River Hwy past Carson (you might have gone by the turn off at Hemlock on your way to Trapper Creek Wilderness or Indian Heaven). Its a great trail for kids and families and at one time was ADA accessible. But its p...
by Ryan Ojerio
July 3rd, 2018, 11:27 am
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Volunteer for Trails at Mount St. Helens - Independence Ridge
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Volunteer for Trails at Mount St. Helens - Independence Ridge

Independence Ridge trail work party with WTA and MSHI July 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15th Volunteers wanted for one or more days to help restore this trail near Norway Pass. Participants are invited to camp with the crew and spend one more more days working on the trail. RSVP required. No experience neces...
by Ryan Ojerio
February 2nd, 2018, 1:30 pm
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Volunteers needed for chance to open Cape Horn Trail
Replies: 0
Views: 1033

Volunteers needed for chance to open Cape Horn Trail

Interested in hiking the full Cape Horn loop all year? The Cape Horn Conservancy is spearheading a proposal to provide volunteer trail "ambassadors" to spend 4 hours on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday to share information about nesting falcons. If successful, the program could lead to the lifting of p...
by Ryan Ojerio
October 18th, 2017, 11:21 am
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Hamilton Mt. Trail Closure - Mon. 23 - Fri. 27
Replies: 0
Views: 810

Hamilton Mt. Trail Closure - Mon. 23 - Fri. 27

-- PLANNED TRAIL CLOSURE-- Please be advised: The lower section of the trail will be closed for repairs to a small footbridge from Monday Oct. 23-Friday Oct. 27 WTA volunteers will be construction a new retaining wall and bridge footing for a bridge that was heavily damaged in last winter's ice sto...
by Ryan Ojerio
September 6th, 2017, 3:35 pm
Forum: Events and Announcements
Topic: Volunteer: Ptarmigan Trail at St. Helens
Replies: 0
Views: 1155

Volunteer: Ptarmigan Trail at St. Helens

Hi Hikers, Washington Trails Association and the Mount St. Helens Institute are hosting a work party at the Ptarmigan Trail on the south side of Mount St. Helens. Date: Sat. Sept. 16 and Sun. 17 Registration: https://www.wta.org/volunteer/schedule/workparty/a2mA00000000bpT/ Cost: Free Participants a...