Work Day – November 3

What: The first shelter on the Switchback Trail from Bailey Canyon is leaning and is 6″ out of plumb, with no bracing to resist further leaning. We are planning to bring it back to plumb and add some 2×6 bracing. We will also be doing some culvert repair just down from the shelter and try to hang new flags on the Harkey Pedestrian Bridge. Bring work gloves and water.

When: Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9:00 AM to noon.

Where:  Switchback Trail (T-5004) Trailhead in Bailey Canyon, where the canyon intersects Hwy 82, about 2 miles downhill from Cloudcroft’s West edge.

Work Day – October 10/20/18

When: Saturday, October 20, from 9:00-12:00 at the Grandview Trail (T130) in High Rolls.

What: We will be working the Grandview Trail, moving rocks off of the trail, picking up trash, and general trail maintenance. Light to heavy work, something for everyone. Tools will be provided. Bring work gloves, sturdy shoes and water.

Where: Meet at the lower (west end) Grandview Trailhead (T130), across the road from the upper Bridal Veil Trailhead (T129).

Work Day – August 8/11/18

What:  We will be clearing and cleaning up brush near the old trestle remains and the Harkey-Pedestrian Bridge on the Switchback Trail. Light to Moderate work, something for everyone. Bring water, sun screen, gloves, rain protection and sturdy shoes.

If we have enough volunteers, we will send  a crew to Bonnie’s Trestle to start rebuilding the sluice, tar paint the bridge and repair erosion damage in the gully.

When: Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM to Noon.

Where:  Switchback Trail (T-5004) Trailhead in Bailey Canyon, where the canyon intersects Hwy 82, about 2 miles downhill from Cloudcroft’s West edge.

Work Day – July 7/28/18

Please come out and join us for our work day next Saturday!

WHAT WE WILL BE DOING: We will be cleaning up the trail at and around the Devil’s Elbow.  Work will include moving rocks, clearing away vegetation, and whatever else we can do to improve the trail.   Light to heavy work, something for everyone.  Bring water, sun protection, gloves and sturdy shoes.

WHEN: Saturday July 28, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

WHERE: The Trestle Recreation Area. Meet at the Depot.