Register for this Project
Open to Colorado Native Brew Crew Members ONLY.
July 22-23, 2016
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Volunteers will primarily assist with trail maintenance including clearing trail, widening tread and clearing or building drainage structures. A second group will hike the length of the Adopted Segment and inventory trail needs. This Project will include moderate hiking at high elevation, and is open to ALL Brew Crew members, but may be suitable for individuals with some previous outdoor experience. Accommodations can be made to suit participants of any skill level. Please contact CDTC with any questions. Volunteers are asked to arrive Friday evening for Dinner/Introductions and a campfire with CDTC and AC Golden Brewers. Optional camping will be available Saturday evening for participants who would like to stay on their own.
Meeting Time and Place: 5pm Friday Jul 22 @ Jones Pass Camping Area
Directions to Meeting Place: From I-70, take exit 232 to US 40, proceed northwest through Empire, CO to small town of Berthoud Falls. Turn left at the sign for Jones Pass/Henderson Mine. Follow paved road 1.6 miles to a gate, turn right on Forest Road 144. Follow PAST CDT trail sign to group campsite *look for CDT/Native banners*
Contact: Volunteers contact the CDTC at (303) 996-2759 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vehicle Requirements: 2WD unpaved road to meeting/camping site. High clearance/4WD may be necessary to reach project site, but carpools/shuttles will be provided
Elevation: High Elevation: 10,434-13,300
Weather: Prepare for the extremes of cold and heat and the possibility of high wind and thunderstorms.
Hiking Distance and Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult. Hike up to 5 miles on uneven ground with moderate elevation gain or loss and carry up to 2 tools.
Work Difficulty: While hiking may be strenuous, trail maintenance will be moderate
Nearest Town: Empire, CO
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 including dinner on Friday July 22 and breakfast, lunch and after work refreshments/light snacks on Saturday July 23. Please bring your dishware and eating utensils if you have them. 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: Primitive dispersed camping.
Camping Directions: (See directions to meeting place)
Travel and Community Resources
Airport: Denver International Airport
Pre/Post Project Camping: Clear Creek Ranger District Campgrounds
Local travel information: www.clearcreekcounty.org and http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/arp/home
Local Emergency Contact: 911 or Clear Creek County Sherrifs office (303) 679-2376
Hospital: 911 or Denver Health East Grand Community Clinic & Emergency Center, 145 Parsenn Road, Winter Park, CO 80482 or St Anthony Summit Medical Center, 340 Peak One Drive, Frisco, CO 80443
Day 1 Friday, July 22, 2016
5pm Arrive at Camp
5-6pm Set up camp
7-8pm Project Orientation and Introductions
Day 2 Saturday July 23, 2016
8-9 Work Objectives / Safety Talk/Travel to Trailhead
9-12pm Work on the Trail
1-4pm Work on the Trail
4:30pm Return to Camp
4:30-6pm Light refreshments/Happy hour
Saturday camping is optional for volunteers
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