Volunteers will assist with trail maintenance and construction in the Martinez Canyon trail segment. Work will include reconstruction/maintenance of trail tread, clearing brush, minor trail reroutes and installation of Trailhead signs.
Meeting Time and Place: Meet at Camp Location between 3-5pm August 22
Directions to Camp Location: Camping will be nearby Forest Roads 1895 and 87. Detailed directions will be distributed to registered volunteers prior to the project.
Contact: Volunteers contact the CDTC at (303)996-2759 or email@example.com
Vehicle Requirements: 2WD to meeting and camp location
Elevation: Camp and Work Site Elevation ranges from 6,900 feet – 8,030 feet
Weather: Prepare for the extremes of cold and heat and the possibility of high wind and thunderstorms.
Hiking Distance: Easy-Moderate. Hike up to 2 miles on uneven ground, up to 1000′ elevation gain or loss and carry up to 2 tools.
Work Difficulty: Easy-Moderate. Digging trail tread, clearing brush, installing trail signage. Some steep drainages, mostly rolling grades.
Map: Carson National Forest Map
Nearest Town: Canjilon, NM
What’s Provided: Tools, project materials, work site supervision, qualified 1st aid personnel, safety equipment, meals and water.
Food and Water: Meals will be provided beginning with dinner on the first night as we have secured amazing volunteer cooks for this project. Remember to bring your dishware and eating utensils. You need to have capacity to carry 3-4 quarts water to worksite per day. Potable water will be available at the campsite.
What to Bring: See Recommended Gear List (enclosed).
Camping Information: Undeveloped car camping, portable toilet on site
Airport: Albuquerque International Airport
Pre/Post Project Camping: Campgrounds throughout Carson NF OR at camping location
Local Emergency Contact: New Mexico State Police Chama (575) 756-2343 or 911
Chamber of Commerce: Chama Chamber of Commerce: http://www.chamavalley.com/
Hospital: El Centro Family Health Chama, NM(575)756-2143
Outdoor Retailers: Mudd-N-Flood-Taos www.muddnflood.com,
Day 1 Monday August 22, 2016
3-5pmArrive at camping location
4-6pm Set up camp
7-8pm Project Orientation and Introductions
Days 2,3,4 Tuesday-Thursday August 23-25, 2016
8-8:15Work Objectives / Safety Talk
8:15-12pm Work on the Trail
1-4pm Work on the Trail
4-5pm Return to Camp
Day 5 Friday August 26, 2016
8-12pm Work on the Trail
12-1pm Return to camp / Lunch
1-3pm Pack up camp
*Day 2 from 8-9am will include a one-hour safety briefing covering tool use and job hazard analysis
Project scope and work may change due to land agency planning and funding.
Schedules are flexible and dependant on the condition and energy level of the volunteers. Frequent breaks are encouraged. CDTC encourages volunteers to work within their limitations and take care of themselves during the project. Please check the weather in your project area prior to leaving for the project and pack accordingly
See attached maps for project location.