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Trailkeepers of Oregon

August 2019

Crew Leader Q&A Session – Radio Workshop

August 21 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
TKO Office, 333 SW 5th Ave #300 + Google Map
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(Note that the door to the building locks at 5pm, please text Nat (phone number in your confirmation email) when you arrive.) This month's Q&A session will be an opportunity for some continuing Crew Leader education. The first hour will be a Radio Workshop. We'll use our own TKO radios to put into practice the tips and tricks we learned at Crew Brew. I want to give you all a low pressure space to practice using the radios to check…

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Daimler Engineering Trail Party

August 22 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Larch Mountain, Larch Mountain OR 97014 United States + Google Map
Donation

Crew Leader:  Tom White Hike Distance:  Up to 4 miles Elevation Gain: up to 800’ Hike Difficulty: Easy Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Restoration of tread and improve drainage Keywords: drainage, tread Overview:  The road recently reopened to the upper Larch Mountain Trailhead, providing access to the upper parts of the trail. We are working to repair the upper portion of the trail, working downhill towards Multnomah Falls. We will be working in the section of the trail burned in the Eagle Creek fire. Hiking information:…

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Oxbow Regional Park Trail Party

August 23 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Oxbow Regional Park, 3010 Southeast Oxbow Parkway
Gresham, OR 97080 United States
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Free

Crew Leader: Kim K.Hike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: 0'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description:  Restoring tread, brushing, clearing blocked drainageKey words: Tread, drainage, basic, minor-friendly TKO is pleased to partner with Metro for an opportunity to address trail maintenance at a beloved regional park!   This trail party will focus on basic maintenance throughout the day (restoring tread, brushing back encroaching vegetation, clearing blocked drainage).  This trip would be suitable for people looking for a beginner's trail party as well as…

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Wahclella Falls Trail Party

August 24 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Free

Crew Leader:  Alison NicholsHike Distance: Up to 2 miles roundtripElevation Gain: Up to 250'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Restoration of tread width and improve drainageKeywords: drainage, tread, waterfall Overview: TKO is continuing work in areas of the Gorge affected by the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.  Experienced volunteers have scouted selected trails that have been deemed safe enough for passage, and have made plans for work parties to begin restoration of fire-affected trails. Only preregistered volunteers will be accepted into…

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Franklin Ridge Trail Party

August 24 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector, E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector
Cascade Locks, OR 97014 United States
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Free

Crew Leader:  Riley M.Hike Distance:  Up to 6 miles roundtripElevation Change: up to 2000’Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: High ComplexityWork Description: Full trail recovery, brushing and tread  For the first time since the Eagle Creek fire, TKO will be back to Franklin Ridge #427 - still closed since the fire. Significant damage has surmounted to nearly rebuilding the trail altogether. TKO is continuing trail rehabilitation in areas of the Gorge affected by the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.  Experienced volunteers have scouted…

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Oregon Coast Trail Party – Cascade Head, 1 of 2

August 24 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Free

Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: 1-1.5 milesElevation Gain: 400′Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Trail restorationKeywords: tread, restoration Come join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we begin work on the closed section of the Oregon Coast Trail at Cascade Head! A 2.3 mile section of trail at Cascade Head (part of the Oregon Coast Trail) has been closed for 11 years following major storm damage. Efforts to reopen this section are ramping up and TKO is happy to help! With your…

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Franklin Ridge Trail Party

August 25 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector, E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector
Cascade Locks, OR 97014 United States
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Free

Crew Leader:  Claudio B.Hike Distance:  Up to 6 miles roundtripElevation Change: up to 2000’Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: High ComplexityWork Description: Full trail recovery, brushing and tread  For the first time since the Eagle Creek fire, TKO will be back to Franklin Ridge #427 - still closed since the fire. Significant damage has surmounted to nearly rebuilding the trail altogether. TKO is continuing trail rehabilitation in areas of the Gorge affected by the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.  Experienced volunteers have scouted…

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Oregon Coast Trail Party – Cascade Head, 2 of 2

August 25 at 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Free

Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: 1-1.5 milesElevation Gain: 400′Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Trail restorationKeywords: tread, restoration Come join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we begin work on the closed section of the Oregon Coast Trail at Cascade Head! A 2.3 mile section of trail at Cascade Head (part of the Oregon Coast Trail) has been closed for 11 years following major storm damage. Efforts to reopen this section are ramping up and TKO is happy to help! With your…

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Upper Larch Mt Trail Party

August 26 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Free

Crew Leader:  Tom Lovett Hike Distance:  Up to 4 miles Elevation Gain: up to 800’ Hike Difficulty: Easy Work Difficulty: Easy Work Description: Restoration of tread and improve drainage Keywords: drainage, tread Overview:  The road recently reopened to the upper Larch Mountain Trailhead, providing access to the upper parts of the trail. We are working to repair the upper portion of the trail, working downhill towards Multnomah Falls. We will be working in the section of the trail burned in the Eagle Creek fire.  Project description: We…

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August 26 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wahclella Falls Trail – Rock Work

August 27 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Free

Crew Leader:  Guy HamblenHike Distance: Up to 3 miles roundtripElevation Gain: Up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: AdvancedWork Description: Shopping for rocks, building retaining wallsKeywords: rock retaining wall Overview:  TKO is continuing trail rehabilitation in areas of the Gorge affected by the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire. Experienced volunteers have scouted selected trails that have been deemed safe enough for passage, and have made plans for stewardship events on fire-affected trails. Only preregistered volunteers will be accepted into the closed areas within…

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Silver Falls State Park -Lower North Falls Trail

August 29 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Canyon trail starting at North Falls, Silver Falls State Park
Silverton, OR 97381 United States
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Free

Crew Leader:Arthur MillsAssistant Crew Leaders: Elaine Keavney, Pat KeavneyHike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: 400′Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Huinge work and re-directing drainage. We will be working down in the canyon just padt Lower North falls primarily working on hinge some drainage on the trail and under the falls. Other considerations:Parking at the trailhead is limited, so we will be carpooling from a site that has more spaces. Information about the meeting place will be provided 48 hours prior to the…

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Silver Falls State Park – Canyon Trail

August 29 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
North Falls, Silver Falls State Park
Silverton, OR 97381 United States
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Crew Leader: Arthur MillsAssistant Crew Leaders: Elaine Keavney, Pat KeavneyHike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: 400′Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Hinge work and re-directing drainage. This is the first TKO trail party at the very popular Silver Falls State Park, about 15 miles from Silverton. Our first project will be to improve drainage on the short, graveled Winter Falls trail. This trail goes past Winter Falls, then crosses a bridge to connect with other canyon trails. Other considerations:Parking at the trailhead is limited, so…

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Upper Salmon River Trail

August 31 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Trillium Lake Day Use/Picnic Area, Trillium Lake Road
Government Camp, OR 97028 United States
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Crew Leader: Jim C.Hike Distance: up to 6 milesElevation change: up to 700ft.Hike Difficulty: Easy to moderateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Brushing & Corridor clearing TKO is continuing to brush out and clear the corridor of the Fir Tree / Dry Fir / East Salmon River trails, just south of the Trillium Lake Day Use Area within the Mt Hood National Forest. Only pre-registered volunteers will be accepted up to 10 particiapants due to restrictions of group size in Wilderness areas,…

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Upper Salmon River Trail

August 31 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Trillium Lake Day Use/Picnic Area, Trillium Lake Road
Government Camp, OR 97028 United States
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Free

Crew Leader: Jim C.Hike Distance: up to 6 milesElevation change: up to 700ft.Hike Difficulty: Easy to moderateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Brushing & Corridor clearing TKO is continuing to brush out and clear the corridor of the Fir Tree / Dry Fir / East Salmon River trails, just south of the Trillium Lake Day Use Area within the Mt Hood National Forest. Only pre-registered volunteers will be accepted up to 10 particiapants due to restrictions of group size in Wilderness areas,…

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Franklin Ridge Trail Party

August 31 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector, E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector
Cascade Locks, OR 97014 United States
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Free

Crew Leader:  Riley M.Hike Distance:  Up to 6 miles roundtripElevation Change: up to 2000’Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: High ComplexityWork Description: Full trail recovery, brushing and tread  For the first time since the Eagle Creek fire, TKO will be back to Franklin Ridge #427 - still closed since the fire. Significant damage has surmounted to nearly rebuilding the trail altogether. TKO is continuing trail rehabilitation in areas of the Gorge affected by the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.  Experienced volunteers have scouted…

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October 2019

2019 Oregon Trails Summit – Trail Party

October 5 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Crew Leader: Susan S. Hike Distance: < 1 mile Elevation Gain: 400′ Hike Difficulty: Easy-Moderate Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: New Trail Construction Come join Trailkeepers of Oregon and the Oregon Mountain Bike Coalition as we team up for a special trail stewardship day, capping off another successful Oregon Trails Summit with tools-to-trail! Plan to hike less than a mile to the work area and work using hand digging tools, loppers, and hand saws. We prioritize safety and fun over…

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