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Burnt Lake Crosscut Logout Trail Party – Mt Hood

August 11 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Free
Join TKO as we use crosscut saws to remove some logs from the Burnt Lake Trail #772.

Crew Leader: Hope M. – Rheanna W.

Max Size of Crew: 12

Hike Distance: 6.82 miles round trip

Elevation Gain: (in ft) 1,500

Hike Difficulty: Moderate/Hard

Work Difficulty: Moderate/Hard

Work Type: Crosscut Logout

Project Information:

We have reports of some logs down across the Burnt Lake Trail! This trail has a gradual elevation gain for 3.4 miles until reaching the intersection of Zigzag Mountain Trail #775. We will start at the Burnt Lake South Trailhead #772 and use crosscut saws to remove as many logs as we can. Volunteers without a current crosscut certification can sign up under the Volunteer RSVP ticket and help us remove logs and brush (Swampers).

(Please email hope.mckee@trailkeepersoforegon.org or vito.perrone@trailkeepersoforegon.org if you have any questions)

Hiking information:

We will hike approximately 3.4 miles, and gain 1,500 feet in elevation clearing logs until we reach the intersection of Zigzag Mountain Trail #775. If time allows, we will continue on the Burnt Lake Trail to Burnt Lake.

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

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.
  • Long sleeved shirts and pants.
  • Rain gear, insulating layers, sun protection, etc. as appropriate for the weather
  • TKO can supply hard hats and safety glasses if needed. (Please let us know if you need to borrow PPE)

Directions:

We will be meeting at the Burnt Lake South Trailhead taking Forest Road 27 to get there. FR 27 can take close to an hour to drive up. There are areas on this road that may require a vehicle with adequate clearance and possibly AWD or 4WD. 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.

Venue

Burnt Lake South Trailhead #772
84FV+W4
Rhododendron, OR 97049 United States
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