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JULY 29-31, 2016
Meeting Time and Place: Volunteers will meet at 9am July 29 at Wolf Creek Pass CDT Trailhead
Directions to Meeting Place: Wolf Creek Pass is located on US 160, 19 miles west of South Fork and 23 miles east of Pagosa Springs
Campground info: Frontcountry car camping will be in the Tucker Ponds area approx. 5 miles east of Wolf Creek Pass towards South Fork
Map: Maps: USGS 7.5 Quadrangles: Wolf Creek Pass; CDT Project map
Managing Agency: USFS Rio Grande National Forest Divide Ranger District
Project Contact: Volunteers contact the CDTC office at (303)996-2759 or email@example.com prior to the project. Limited cell phone reception may be available at the project site.
Vehicle Requirements: 2WD to meeting/project site
Elevation: Work Site Elevation is >10,000”
Weather: Prepare for the extremes of cold and heat and the possibility of high wind and thunderstorms. Volunteers will be notified if inclement weather is expected to affect the project.
Hiking Distance: Moderate. Hike up to 4 miles on uneven ground, >1000′ elevation gain or loss and carry up to 2 tools
Work Difficulty: Moderate. There will be a variety of tools and tasks
Nearest Town: South Fork, CO or Pagosa Springs, 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 beginning with lunch on Friday. 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 provided at the campsite and worksite.
What to Bring: See Recommended Gear List (enclosed)
Airport: Denver International Airport-245 miles, Durango La Plata County Airport-114 miles, San Luis Valley Regional Airport-33 miles
Pre/Post Project Camping: Rio Grande National Forest Camping: http://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/riogrande/recreation
Local Emergency Contact: South Fork Police Department (719) 873-1040
Chamber of Commerce: South Fork-28 Silver Thread Ln, South Fork, CO 81154 (719) 873-5512
Pagosa Springs- 402 San Juan St, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 (970) 264-2360
Hospital: Pagosa Springs Medical Center 95 S Pagosa Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147(970) 731-3700
Day 1 Friday July 29th
9am Meet at Trailhead
9-10 Project Orientation
10-12 Travel + Project Work
1-4pm Project work + travel
5pm Arrive at Camp
Day 2 Saturday July 30
8-8:15 Work Objectives / Safety Talk
8:15-12pm Project work
1-4pm Project work
4-5pm Return to Camp
Day 3 Saturday July 31
8-12pm Project work
12-1pm Return to camp / Lunch
1-3pm Pack up camp
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