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Worktrip with Dr. Anja Whittington of Radford

Trip Leader - Bennett Witcher

Trip Date: March 23rd, 2017
7:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Meeting Date: Not Specified
Trip Type: Worktrip Max Attendees: 5 People
Attendee Restrictions: Open To Everyone Pets: Pets NOT Allowed
Drivers Requested: Yes Distance/Difficulty: - Very Strenuous+


Description

   Dr. Anja Whittington teaches Recreation, Parks, and Tourism at Radford and has invited us to join her class on a "field-trip" trail maintenance trip on the OCVT section of the Appalachian Trail.

We'll be driving down to Bland county and digging sidehill to combat the heavy erosion of the trail in that area. This is especially important as thru-hikers will soon be passing through and a narrow trail across a steep hill can be very dangerous during the rainy season.

So if you're a pro trail-builder or don't actually know what a pulaski is, come on out and give back to the Appalachian Trail!


Location

   Helvey's Mill, Bland County


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Trip Difficulty

- Very Strenuous+

   Digging trail is fun, but hardly easy.


What You Should Bring

   Water, boots or close-toed shoes that can be dirtied, clothing that will probably get dirty, and snacks.


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