More Trail Work Dates

There are several trail work days coming up that could use our help. If you have the time please consider taking part in these outstanding projects.

From the Carson Valley Trails Association:

Volunteers are needed for these upcoming trail building days for the Genoa area trails project:
•  Friday, September 16
•  Tuesday, September 20
•  Friday, September 23
•  Thursday, September 29
•  Friday, September 30
Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Meet at Sierra Canyon located 0.5 mi. north of Genoa, west on Centennial Dr. to Snowshoe Ln. Park at the junction of Centennial Dr. and Snowshoe Ln.

No previous trail building experience needed! Work for all or part of the day.

Bring: lunch and water, wear long pants, long-sleeved shirt, sturdy shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen. CVTA will provide hard hats and tools.

QUESTIONS? Contact Jeremy Vlcan at 775-722-8784 or jrvlcan@aol.com.

Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Spooner Lake

From Ranger Bill:
More trail workdays are coming up on the Hobart Link Trail – the first of which is Saturday, September 17th. I will be going up Lakeview Rd with parents, teachers and kids from Fremont Elementary in CC to work on the bottom part of the trail. We’ll be working on the section of trail that cuts diagonally across the lower part of sunflower hill to the northwest. If there’s anything that annoys you about mule ears (the sunflowers) this will be you chance to take a whack at them! It is a somewhat rocky slope as well so there will be some rock and rolling…

Help would be greatly appreciated as most of these folks have probably had little experience with trail building. Those with some fitness and a bit of experience would be very helpful to set the example but all are welcome.

We will meet at Lakeview Gate in the Lakeview subdivision just north of Carson City. Simply follow Hobart Rd uphill till you get to the gate. Same plan – leave about 8am from the gate, work till 3pm-ish and head back. Bring long pants, gloves, work shirt, lunch, water, sun lotion, etc. We will provide the tools and direction for the school folks. I think it will be a fun day with all the kids there so please consider coming. SUV’s helpful for transport…

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