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Mobile Skills Crew Trailbuilding Event, Ringle Segment

May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 12:00 pm

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Overview:

Marathon County is a landscape crossroads – an outdoor museum that preserves a portion of the 15,000 year old terminal moraine, alongside glacial deposits that are up to 2 million years old. This MSC Mammoth event begins a re-imagining of the 6.7 mile Ringle Segment.  

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, May 17, and concludes Sunday, May 21. 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:
May 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 21 @ 12:00 pm
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Organizer

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

Venue

Ringle Segment