Trail WorkTrail work or an equivalent (other volunteering, or $65 Canadian contribution/$49 US ) is required for this race. Trail work may include clearing overgrown bushes, removing downed trees or branches, building or repairing bridges, removing debris, fixing drainage issues, armouring, or doing reconnaissance for BC Parks. This work can be done anywhere. Use this form for 2020 to submit proof by email. We supply tools on trail work days.
Email us to let us know you are coming. Always check the location before driving; we may need to work on a different trail. If you are available other dates, let us know; we are there almost every weekend. Bring work gloves, wear old clothes.
See Crew and Relay Team Driving Instructions for directions.
Carpoooling? Let me know if you can take others to the trail work site.
Schedule for 2019
|Sat May 11, 2019||9:00 am||Bonnevier Trail||Meet at Esso Gas Station in East Gate just past Manning Park toward Princeton. Clearing treefall.|
|Sun May 26, 2019||9:00 am||Skagit Bluffs Trail||Meet at Cascade parking lot on Hwy #3. Brushing.|
|Sat June 1, 2019||9:00 am||Dewdney/Whatcom||Meet at Cascade parking lot on Hwy #3. With FOMP, BCHBC. Out and back.|
|Any day you pick||Whatcom Trail||We need 2 people to rake Whatcom using lightweight aluminum extendable rakes. Pick your day and I will give you the equipment. Meet at Cascade parking lot.|
|Sat June 15, 2019 FULL||9:00 am||Bonnevier Trail||Meet at Esso Gas Station in East Gate just past Manning Park toward Princeton. Brushing bottom up.|
|Sat June 22, 2019||7:30 am
||Dewdney/Whatcom Trail||Meet at Cascade parking lot on Hwy #3.Clearing windfall or brushing. You can stay overnight Friday at East Gate for free if you want; send an email.|
|Sat June 29, 2019||9:00 am||Dewdney Trail near Skaist Mtn and Dick's Cabin||Meet at Esso Gas Station in East Gate just past Manning Park toward Princeton.|
|Any July day||Skyline ll Trail from Silver Skagit Road outside Hope, to Camp Mowich out and back.||Check to see all race flagging from 2018 has been removed; we could not get access last year. Contact us to confirm where to leave the reflectors and signs.|
|Sat July 6, 2019||9:00 am||Whitecloud Trail out and back||Meet in HOPE at Save On Foods parking lot. Drive to Tulameen FSR. Clear fallen trees, brushing with FOMP. Camp out at Jacobson Lake option. We provide driving instructions.|
|Sun July 7, 2019||9:00 am||Whitecloud Trail out and back or down to Cascade||Meet in HOPE at Save On Foods parking lot. Drive to Tulameen FSR. Clear fallen trees, brushing with FOMP. We provide driving instructions.|
|Sat July 20, 2019||9:00 am||Orientation Run||See Orientation Runs page.|
|Sun July 21, 2019||7:00 am||Nicomen Lake Trail (top down)||Meet at Cayuse Flats parking lot. We drive to a forest service road. Clear fallen trees. 25 km.|
|Sun July 21, 2019 (option 2)||9:00 am||Dewdney/Whatcom||Get tools from us at orientation run. Meet at Cascade parking lot. Brushing overgrowth on Dewdney Trail before Whatcom turnoff. Brushing overgrowth on Whatcom on way to Punch Bowl Lake.|
|Sat July 27, 2019||9:00 am||Bonnevier||Meet at Heather's house 115 Thistle Road across from Esso Gas Station (up hill) in East Gate just past Manning Park toward Princeton. Flagging, brushing 25 km top down.|
|Sun July 28, 2019||9:00 am||Whatcom Trail or Whitecloud||Meet at Cascade parking lot. We carpool to Tulameen Forest Service Road. Flagging 23 km top down, OR
Water collection Tulameen Camp, 7 km out and back on Whitecloud for 14 km total (new option). Easy access for water.
|Sat Aug 3, 2019||9:00 am||TBD||Raking. We have lightweight rakes.|