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Fall Maintenance Weekend

  • 18 Oct 2019
  • 20 Oct 2019
  • Sherando Lake Recreation Area, 96 Sherando Lake Road, Lyndhurst, VA 22952

Fall Maintenance Weekend

When: October 18 – 20, 2019

Where: Sherando Lake Recreation Area, 96 Sherando Lake Road, Lyndhurst, VA 22952, USA (map)

Contact: Jim Newman at jimnewman55@cox​.net 

Description: This is a weekend for us to do what the club was set up to do! We’ll maintain our assigned section of the Appalachian Trail, the Mau-Har Trail, the White Rocks Trails, plus more! Come out to our base camp at Sherando Lake Recreation Area on Friday as early as noon; set up your tent at the Williams Branch Picnic Area, keeping in mind that the gate is locked at 10PM and opens on Saturday morning at 6AM. Crew signup sheets available Friday; Saturday organizational meeting at 7:45AM. The club provides dinner Saturday night (6 PM) but please bring your own plate, utensils, cup, napkins and take them back with you to clean at home. 70-90 volunteers are needed, and we need a head count to plan for dinner.Optional hikes offered on Sunday. We are reminded from our trail supervisors of 10 Essential items for participants: (1) supportive ankle-high boots (2) leather gloves (3) jacket for warmth (4) rain jacket (5) sun hat/cap (6) long-sleeve shirt (7) long pants (8) lunch & snacks (6) 1-2 quarts of water (9) day pack to contain everything (10) hard hat & safety glasses, when necessary, are provided by TATC. Reminder: Trail maintenance is not a dog friendly activity! To sign up or for more information, contact Jim Newman at jimnewman55@cox​.net

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