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JULY 25-27,2016
Journey to 52 miles outside of Pinedale to Green River Lakes, lakes carved out by glaciers and replenished each year from the snowmelt of the Wind River Mountains. The lakes are the source for the Green River, major tributary of the vast Colorado River system. Volunteer will enjoy the beauty and recreational opportunities around the Green River Lakes area with birds’ eye views of the much-photographed Squaretop Mountain. Volunteers will assist with slough removal and tread maintenance on the CDT along the northern shore of Lower Green River Lake or work on another portion heading from Green River Lake to Roaring Fork.

Meeting Time and Place: Volunteers will meet at 9am July 25 at Green River Lakes Trailhead.
Directions to Meeting Place: Green River Lakes TH: Take US Highway 191 west from Pinedale. About six miles from Pinedale, you will reach the Cora turnoff at the junction of State Highway 352. Turn right, towards Cora, and keep going until you reach Green River Lakes.
Campground info: Camping at Green River Lakes campground available Sunday July 24-Wednesday July 27
Maps: USGS 7.5 Quadrangles: Green River Lakes, Bridger Teton National Forest – Pinedale Ranger District and Bridger Wilderness
Managing Agency: USFS Bridger Teton National Forest-Pinedale Ranger District
Project Contact: Volunteers contact the CDTC office at (303)996-2759 or prior to the project. Cell phone reception likely not available at the project site.
Vehicle Requirements: 2WD to meeting site. Please note: The last 23 miles of the trip is on a rough dirt road maintained by the Forest Service. During the summer it is suitable for most cars, but slow speeds are necessary, so plan a leisurely pace for your trip.
Elevation: Work Site Elevation is 8000+”
Weather: Prepare for the extremes of cold and heat and the possibility of high wind and thunderstorms.
Hiking Distance: Moderate. Hike up to 5 miles on uneven ground, more than 1000′ elevation gain or loss and carry up to 2 tools
Work Difficulty: Moderate. There will be a variety of tools and tasks including establishing trail tread, restoration, sign installation and corridor clearing.
Nearest Town: Pinedale, WY
What’s Provided: Tools, project materials, work site supervision, qualified 1st aid personnel, safety equipment meals and water.
Food and Water: CDTC will provide food and equipment for all meals. Volunteers will assist with meal preparation and camp chores as necessary. Volunteers need to have capacity to carry 3-4 quarts water to worksite daily. Potable water is available at campground.
What to Bring: See Recommended Gear List

Local Emergency Contact: Sublette County Sheriffs Office (307) 367-4378
Chamber of Commerce: Sublette County Chamber of Commerce (307)367-2242
Hospital: Pinedale Medical Clinic (307) 367-4133
Outfitter: Great Outdoor Shop (307) 367-2440 332 W Pine St, Pinedale, WY 82941

Monday July 25, 2016
9:00 am Meet at Trailhead. Brief overview of the project and safety.
10:00 am-12:00pm Hike to work location/work on the trail
12-1pm Lunch
1:00-4:00 pm Work on trail
4:00 pm Return to camp
6:00 pm Dinner

Tuesday July 26, 2016
7-8am Breakfast
8-8:15 Work Objectives / Safety Talk
8:15-12pm Work on the Trail
12-1pm Lunch
1-4pm Work on the Trail
4-5pm Return to Camp
6-7pm Dinner

Wednesday July 27, 2016
7-8am Breakfast
8-8:15 Work Objectives / Safety Talk
8:15-12pm Work on the Trail
12-1pm Lunch
1-3pm Return to camp/break camp
3pm Depart

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