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TK_GO Team – Wahkeena Falls Trail Party

January 3 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Crew Leader:  Jane K
Hike Distance: 6-8 miles
Elevation Gain: 1500′
Hike Difficulty: Hard
Work Difficulty: Moderate
Work Description: Rapid response for crosscut saw crew to clear windfall.

Overview:

The TK_GO team is a rapid response group of volunteers who will lead crews on projects that require a swift call to action. Generally the type of projects this group tackles are clearing storm debris from high use trails by crosscut saw crews.

Potential cancellation:  

Because the fire-affected zone is potentially more hazardous than other sites where we work, the crew leader may decide to cancel the work party the day before, based on weather conditions. We will not work in high winds, excessive rain, or potential ice events.  Volunteers are advised to check their emails the night before in case there are unanticipated work party cancellations.  

Hiking information:

We will be hiking up Wahkeen Falls trail and work on clearing windfall with crosscut saw. If you have questions or concerns about the hike, please contact riley.mcmanus@trailkeepersoforegon.org

What to expect:

Steep hiking along Wahkeena Falls  and working with tools on an open trail.  A mandatory detailed safety discussion will be held before work begins.

What to bring:

Bring your lunch, snacks and plenty of water.

What to wear:

  • Boots (tennis shoes are not recommended)
  • Sturdy work gloves (more than one pair is a good idea)
  • Long sleeved shirts recommended, long pants required
  • Rain gear as appropriate for the weather
  • Eye protection is recommended (eye glasses, safety glasses, etc.)
  • TKO will supply hard hats and safety glasses

Directions:  

We will park at the Wahkeena Falls Trailhead area.

Details

Date:
January 3
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tk-go-team-wahkeena-falls-trail-party-registration-88047673963

Organizer

Trailkeepers of Oregon
Email:
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Venue

Wahkeena Falls Day Use/Picnic Area/Trailhead
Wahkeena Trail #420 OR 97060 United States + Google Map

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