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Trailbuilding: Rib Lake Segment, Taylor County

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 18 @ 12:00 pm

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Trailbuilding events

Join us for plenty of treadwork, stonework, and boardwalk construction as we pick up where we left off in May! We’ll continue making progress toward building four miles of brand-new Trail. A 2023 opening is in our sights. Join us as we camp at tranquil Wood Lake in early autumn.

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Season at a Glance, Statewide trailbuilding projects, 2022 trailbuilding season,

What We’re Doing

 We’ve got plenty of treadwork, stonework, and boardwalk construction planned. This is an excellent project to get well acquainted with the basics of trail building.

General project area map.

All Talents and Abilities Welcome!

As with all Mobile Skills Crew events, no experience is necessary. There’s a role for volunteers of all ages and abilities. Hands-on training provided by certified and friendly volunteer crew leaders will help you get started immediately.


To help us plan this event with your needs in mind, please register by Wednesday, September 7.





Your contribution of time and energy is welcome for any part of the event.

The event begins Wednesday, September 14, and concludes Sunday, September 18. Trail construction activities begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and typically wrap up by 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, work ends by noon.

Meals and Checking in at Base Camp/Volunteer check in information

Volunteers should report each day to Base Camp (TBA at registration).

A light breakfast will be provided, along with dinner, for volunteers staying overnight.

What to Bring

• Please bring your own lunch for each day you are on site.
• Long-sleeve shirts and pants for trail work; mud boots if you have them, may come in handy.
• 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, a hat and gaiters.


Please contact the Trail Team via email ([email protected]) or the IATA office (800-227-0046).

We hope to see you soon!

Happy Trails,

The Rib Lake Segment Project Team

Learn more about Alliance-sponsored 2022 Trailbuilding and Habitat Management Events.


September 14 @ 8:00 am
September 18 @ 12:00 pm
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IATA Trail Team