Monday, May 23, 2011

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Trail Maintenance: Before and After

Mt. Rose Wilderness, May 2011

Friends of Nevada Wilderness teamed up with the Forest Service to bring Dolly Chapman to lead a 3-day course in crosscut saw safety and skill, leading to B-level certification (photo by Darcy Shepard)

Students got in the field on the White's Creek Trail to remove a downed tree (Darcy Shepard)

After 45 minutes and two cuts, the team removes the obstructing portion (Darcy Shepard)

The cut part is rolled off to the downward side of the trail (Darcy Shepard)

The class with instructor Dolly Chapman (Darcy Shepard)