Building the Berlin Pass Trail Boardwalk

08/15/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Mt. Berlin Trailhead

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After many years of wading through water to hike the Berlin Pass, we’re doing something about it. Join us as we construct a boardwalk at the start of this classic ascent to the Taconic Crest. It will connect to a new section of trail being built this autumn by the Student Conservation Association. Work involves clearing a corridor of small trees and branches, digging in dirt and mud; cutting and moving lumber a short distance, and fastening it together. Carpentry experience helpful, but not required. All tools will be provided. Please bring your own water, snack, work gloves, and mask. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Work area is unshaded: hat and sunscreen recommended. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Berlin Road. RSVP Required.

This workday features two shifts:
First shift: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Second shift: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Participation will be limited to 6 participants. RSVP with this Google Form.

Plan to follow the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19 safety.
Self-screen before you arrive!
If you or someone in your home can answer ‘Yes’ to any of the following, please stay home:
– Has experienced COVID-19 symptoms during the past 14 days
– Has been in contact with someone with COVID-19
– Has traveled in the past 14 days to a location where COVID cases are high
Please bring a face mask.
Socially distance: Keep 6-feet from other participants and trail users unless they are in your family or pod
Bring your own snacks, water, and work gloves.

Please email Dan Gura at trails@rurallands.org with any questions.

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