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Sandy Ridge Trail Work Day
October 20, 2019 at 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Autumn is here and it’s time to get back the trails back in shape after all the wear & tear from summer. We’ll be repairing tread, filling holes, clearing drains, raking off fallen leaves, and whatever else needs doing to keep the trails running well during the wet season.
Work Party Logistics:
Who: Newbies and non-members are welcome; tools are provided. Hardy kids who don’t mind potentially bad weather are invited as we often have a good group of them and will find some tasks for them to work on together.
When: 9:00am – 2:00pm Sunday, October 20th 2019
Where: Meet at the Sandy Ridge Trailhead Parking lot (map).
What to expect: We will meet at the parking lot at 9:00am, sign waivers, break up into smaller groups and hand out tools for the various maintenance areas identified and be heading out to start working by 9:30. Groups will carpool up to their assigned area with tools. You should expect to work rain or shine for approximately 4 hours. Weather can be variable this time of year so check the forecast and dress accordingly.
What to bring: Lunch (if sandwiches aren’t your jam), plenty of water, snacks, and any other clothing/protection you’d want when doing landscaping type work (digging, raking, cutting/sawing, etc). Tools are provided but you are welcome to bring your own if you’ve got a favorite.
What to wear:
Long Pants (no shorts, please)
Sturdy work gloves (more than one pair is a good idea)
A light, long sleeved shirt
Rain gear as appropriate for the weather
Eye protection is recommended (eye glasses, safety glasses, etc.)
A hard hat or your bike helmet if you don’t have one
Questions? Visit our website and/or Email: SandyRidge@nw-trail.org