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Angel’s Rest/Wahkeena Service Trip

July 27 at 8:30 am - July 28 at 4:00 pm

Free
Join TKO as we spend two days brushing out the upper reaches of Angels’ Rest trail, by way of Wahkeena Spring

Crew Leader: Josh Durham

Max Size of Crew: 12

Hike Distance: 3.5 miles

Elevation Gain: (in ft) 1200 ft

Hike Difficulty: Moderate

Work Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Work Type: Brushing

Project Information:

We’ll be camping out overnight at Wahkeena Spring, and brushing Angel’s Rest trail headed west from Wahkeena Spring. This will be a self-supported trip, which means the volunteer will be responsible for bringing their own food and gear.

Hiking information:

We will hike down from road access at Devil’s Rest. Cars will be safely behind a locked gate on a Forest Service Road.

You should plan to participate in this trail party for its entirety. For safety reasons, please do not arrive late or expect to be able to leave early.

COVID-19 Information:

**You will be asked to electronically sign the e-waiver for this event, provide proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test result, and perform a self-assessment health screening within the 24 hours preceding the event.** The crew leader for this event will verify that you have completed these requirements at the trailhead safety talk before the trail party begins. The registration confirmation and pre-event emails will contain further details and links.

What to bring:

  • Lunch
  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks
  • Gloves if you have them (loaner gloves available)

What to wear:

  • Boots (Please wear something sturdy that will protect your toes from sharp tools. Tennis shoes are not recommended and may not be allowed.)
  • Work gloves (loaner gloves available)
  • Long sleeved shirts and pants.
  • Rain gear, insulating layers, sun protection, etc. as appropriate for the weather
  • TKO will supply hard hats and safety glasses

Directions:

Directions will be supplied to registrants via email 48 hours before event

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: TKO recognizes that the trails we work on travel through the traditional lands of many Indigenous tribes. In every corner of what we now call Oregon, these people were forced to cede their land, their home, to the US government at various times from 1853 – 1871. We are privileged to be here today and we express gratitude to these tribes and their descendents for being the original and continuing stewards of these spaces.

EQUITY & INCLUSION: TKO seeks to make Oregon’s trails a place where people can go to connect with nature & one another. Not everyone feels safe or welcome in the outdoors due to issues that include racism, bias, and hate. We commit to being part of the solution to this problem and to enact change. Conduct, speech, or expressions that target any individual or group will not be tolerated by TKO, regardless of whether they are based on age, citizenship, disability, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, geographic origin, language, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status.

PERSONAL SAFETY: Your physical and emotional safety is our number one priority. If a person’s actions or comments make you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, you may: interrupt directly, tell a crew leader, and/or inform TKO staff via the post-event survey.

Details

Start:
July 27 at 8:30 am
End:
July 28 at 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angels-restwahkeena-service-trip-registration-372407249107

Venue

Snow gate at Larch Mountain Road and Palmer Mill Road
E Larch Mountain Rd & Palmer Mill Rd
Corbett, OR 97019 United States
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