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Mobile Skills Crew Bridge Construction, Chequamegon National Forest, Lake Eleven Segment

July 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - July 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

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Overview:

At this MSC Mini event we’ll replace an old bridge and construct a new one in the Chequamegon National Forest; keep an eye out for unannounced satellite projects also!!! This smaller event focuses on a tighter geographic area to accomplish specific trail improvements and accommodate up to 30 people per day.

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,  July 26, and concludes Saturday, July 29. Trail construction activities begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and typically wrap up between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.

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:
July 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Brad Crary, IATA Staff
Phone:
262-370-2995
Email:
brad@iceagetrail.org