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Crosscut Sawing on Hemlock Ridge

Trip Leader - Bennett Witcher

Trip Date: Sunday, Nov 11, 2018
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Meeting Date: Not Specified
Trip Type: Worktrip Max Attendees: 9 People
Attendee Restrictions: Open To Everyone Pets: Pets OK
Drivers Requested: Yes Distance/Difficulty: 1.00 Miles - Moderate


Description

   If your 11/11 wish is to do trail maintenance, congratulations! We're going to drive around cutting a few larger blowdowns on the Appalachian Trail with our 2-person crosscut saws.

A crosscut saw is a long, typically 2-person saw with handles on either end that has been used for generations. Two experienced sawyers can almost match a chainsaw for speed and their use requires at least one end of the saw to be manned by a certified sawyer. Not many people have the opportunity to use these effective (and fun) tools, so we're opening this worktrip up to anyone who wants to come try one out.


Location

   Hemlock Ridge


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What You Should Bring

   Sturdy shoes and clothes, snacks, and water


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