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LGBTQ+ Trail Party – Scouter’s Mountain

June 25 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
A trail party by and for LGBTQ+ folks to celebrate Pride Month through some trail stewardship and social time.

Crew Leaders: Susan

Max Size of Crew: 12

Hike Distance: < 1 mile

Elevation Gain: (in ft) 100

Hike Difficulty: Easy

Work Difficulty: Moderate

Work Type: Trail Maintenance

Event Information:

We’ll be doing some minor maintenance on a trail to make it more accessible to hikers.

Hiking information:

The beginning of the trail is less than 100 yards from the parking area.

You should plan to participate in this trail party for its entirety. Please be on time as our safety briefing will begin promptly at 9:00am.

COVID-19 Information:

**All volunteers for this event must be vaccinated per requirements by our land manager partner. A recent negative test result is not sufficient.**

**You will be asked to electronically sign the e-waiver for this event, provide proof of vaccination, 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:

  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks
  • Gloves if you have them (loaner gloves available)
  • Lunch if you’d like to stay and picnic afterwards.

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 to both the trail party site and the social time after 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

Date:
June 25
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtq-trail-party-scouters-mountain-registration-350791957187

Venue

Scouters Mountain Nature Park
11000 SE Honorable Way
Happy Valley, OR 97086 United States
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