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LATE SPRING 2018 TRAIL PROJECTS
Here’s a list of some upcoming LPFA and non-LPFA trail projects and specific contacts in case you’d like to volunteer. Hope to see you out there……..
May 16 – White Rock Trail Work: The LPFA continues work clearing brush along the Figueroa Mtn network of trails. Up next is White Rock Trail. Led by Bryan Conant, we’ll be focused on brushing a middle 1/2 mile section of the trail. Please RSVP via email: INFO@LPForest.org
May 18-21 – Bluff Camp Sawyer Trip: Led by Mickey McTigue, we’ll be driving in to Bluff Cabin via the Buckhorn Rd and Upper Oso. From Bluff we’ll be day-tripping up to both the Mission Pine and Sisquoc Trails (part of the Condor Trail) to cut out fallen trees across the trail. Work will be primarily crosscut with some brushing intermixed. This work is within Santa Barbara County within the San Rafael Wilderness. For information or to sign up please contact Mickey at: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 19 – Santa Barbara Canyon Crosscut: Join Mark Subbotin as he leads a project to cut out two large oak trees along the Santa Barbara Canyon Trail (along the Condor Trail). The first tree is 3.2 miles from the trailhead while the second is 4.1 miles. To sign up please email Mark at: email@example.com
May 20 – Tumamait Trail Crosscut: Mark will be at it again, this time working the Tumamait Trail high atop the Chumash Wilderness. They’ll be cutting out three downed trees about 2.5 miles out from the trailhead. Mark can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 26 – Sulphur Spring Sawyer Project: Bob Burtness has been caring for the Sulphur Spring Trail since the 1970’s. It’s become impassable due to fallen downed trees. Bob will be leading a project on May 26 to help cut out the downed trees along the trail. The work will either be using chain saws or crosscut, depending on PAL fire levels. Sulphur Spring Trail is located off of Figueroa Mtn Rd near the San Rafael Wilderness. For more information please contact: INFO@LPForest.org
June 2 – Chorro Grande Trail: The LPFA will once again celebrate National Trails Day by hosting a much overdue trail projects. This year we’ll be working the Chorro Grande Trail within the Ojai Ranger District. Chorro Grande is a lovely trail nestled between Hwy 33 and Pine Mtn ranging in elevation from 4,000ft to over 6,000ft. We’ll be primarily brushing the middle portion of the trail. Jasonn Beckstrand will be leading the efforts. For more information email: INFO@LPForest.org
June 2 – Boulder Canyon Trail: Mark Subbotin will be leading a chain saw or crosscut project down the Boulder Canyon Trail (Condor Trail) focused on clearing an estimated 20+ trees. This will also be part of the National Trails Day celebration. For more information or to sign up, please email Mark: email@example.com
June 8-10 – Alamar Trail Sawyer & Tread: The LPFA will be hosting one last project this year focused on clearing the Alamar Trail (part of the Condor Trail) within the Dick Smith Wilderness. Led by Bryan Conant, we’ll be driving to Alamar Saddle and working from the Saddle down 3 miles into the canyon. The majority of the work will be crosscut with some brushing and tread work mixed in for good measure. INFO@LPForest.org to sign up or learn more.
June 15-18 – Upper Sisquoc Trail Project: Mike Smith is leading another assault on the Upper Sisquoc. The exact location of this project is TBD but it will be somewhere between Alamar Saddle and Heath Camp. For more information or to sign up please email Mike at: TrailSmith@LPForest.org