Join our Volunteer Cat Rock Trail Crew this summer and help Friends and USFS repair Cathedral Rock Trail with SIX DATES available this summer!
Do you love hiking? Do you love trails!? Join our Cathedral Rock Volunteer Trail Crew this summer and help us repair and improve one of the most popular trails in the Spring Mountains.
Our second event will be Saturday, August 5. RSVP at the bottom of this page to sign up for Saturday, August 5.
Volunteers will assist with repairs along Cathedral Rock Trail including:
- clearing and repairing drainage bars, dips, and cuts.
- removing downed trees from the trail corridor.
- trimming brush and aspens along the trail corridor.
- building a check dam to prevent erosion.
- repairing and replacing rock steps.
- removing damaged benches and posts.
- repairing washout erosion.
- building new drainage features.
- building a crib wall.
- and more!
Cathedral Rock Trail is a strenuous, high elevation, steeply inclined trail. The trail may have snow, ice, mud, or water on it throughout the early summer. Volunteers are strongly encouraged to hike the trail before committing to a day project with the Cathedral Rock Volunteer Trail Crew this summer. The high elevation and steep terrain make the hike deceptively difficult, especially when carrying tools, water, lunch, and PPE.
Trail work is a rewarding challenge and will change your perspective about hiking. We'll be using traditional tools and skills, working with US Forest Service Staff to accomplish our trail goals.
Volunteers will hike up to 3 miles roundtrip with tools, personal protective equipment, their own water and lunch, and other items needed for a day on the trail. Friends of Nevada Wilderness will provide safety training, necessary personal protective equipment, and tools. Our Stewardship team will demonstrate how to use our tools, including crosscut saws, rock bars, and mcleods.
Closed-toe shoes, and long pants are required attire. Volunteers must be 18 years old. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate pets.
Please contact Peter Sbraccia [email protected] with any questions.
Cathedral Picnic Area Road
Mount Charleston, NV 89124
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