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Mobile Skills Crew Trailbuilding Event, Firth Lake Segment

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 15 @ 12:00 pm

IATA Mobile Skills Crew program logo

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Overview:

Sometimes, to protect the Trail we need to help build NEW trail.  Enjoy the glorious splendor of Fall Color in the Northwoods.  At this event we’ll build about 1.8 miles of new trail.

No previous experience is necessary; training is provided by certified volunteer crew leaders. There will be roles for all ages and abilities. The IATA provides food, tools, and campsites free to all who volunteer.

See a map of the project area [PDF]

Schedule:

Your contribution is welcome for any part of the event or the entire project. Work begins on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and concludes Sunday, Oct. 15. Trail construction activities begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and typically wrap up between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, work ends by noon.

What to Bring:

  • We recommend a long-sleeve shirt and pants for trail work.
  • Plan for variable weather – bring warm layers and rain gear.
  • Sturdy hiking or work boots (no tennis shoes) and leather work gloves.
  • Day pack, water bottles, insect repellent, sunscreen and a hat.
  • If camping, bring a headlamp, tent, sleeping gear and toiletries.
  • Consider bringing a lawn chair; you’ll appreciate having it to relax around the fire in comfortable clothes at the end of the day.

Special Notes:

We love dogs, but we ask that you not bring them to this event. Woolly mammoths are welcome.

Details

Start:
October 11 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 15 @ 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Brad Crary, IATA Staff
Phone:
800-227-0046
Email:
brad@iceagetrail.org