Get that body and brain toned for the upcoming trail season with a day of rock scooting, wall building, and tread busting. The new trail we are building at Punchbowl Falls County Park (Hood River valley) will challenge your imagination on what works when trying to build trail in steep terrain.
The walk to the site is short. Gravity will usually be working in our favor when moving large boulders from their source to destination so brute strength isn’t required. But you may want to brush up on this fun fact: F = μN, where N = mg cos (θ). “F”, of course, is the resisting force when a boulder is towed along the ground to its destination.
We’ll trade tasks throughout the day when possible, so no one ends up bored.
Punchbowl Falls is a gem of a park. Within its boundaries are two waterfalls, basalt cliffs, two muscular rivers, bald eagles, and spawning steelhead. The cascading river’s background music is a bonus.
Spend your Sunday blissed out on nature and help create this special community trail.
What to expect:
You should expect to participate in this work party for its entirety. For safety reasons, please do not arrive late or expect to be able to leave early.
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