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2013 Trail Maintenance Celebration


3 days of climbing, stories, good food and mostly hard work!

There will be:

  • FREE t-shirts*
  • FREE camping*
  • Raffle
  • give-a-ways
  • contests
  • BBQ* (Saturday night)
    and TONS more!

* requires RSVP! See below for RSVP details.

So, What's The Deal?

Mountain Tools, Pinnacles National Park, the Access Fund and the American Alpine Club are proudly co-sponsoring this first of a series of Trail Maintenance Days at the Park.

You are invited to pitch in on any one or more of the three days and nights of this unprecedented event. You will be helping to create, repair and restore trails in select areas on the East Side of the park.

Difficulty of the work will range from simple Trash Collection to Advanced Trail Work (training on site), so "no worries"! Just bring yourself, some tools* and a desire to "give back".

* check the "What You Should Bring" section below.

Schedule of Events

  • Thursday
    Overnight Camping is available (RSVP Required)
  • Friday
    Check-In/Registration: 8 to 10 AM
    Trail Work: 9AM to 3PM
    Evening Activities: Panel Discussion w/ Q&A, trivia contest
  • Saturday
    Check-In/Registration: 8 to 10 AM
    Trail Work: 9AM to 3PM
    Evening Activities: BBQ (BYOPU - Bring Your Own Plate and Utensils), raffle, entertainment, give-a-ways and more
  • Sunday
    Trail Work: 9AM to 12PM.

Shuttles will take volunteers from the camp grounds to the staging areas all three days.

What You Should Bring

The Park has a lot of tools, but limited gloves, helmets, etc., so it is best to bring your own:

  • gloves
  • helmet
  • eye protection
  • heavy footwear (boots are best)
  • water bottle
  • sun screen

If you are camping bring the standard camping equipment. Nights can get cold, so bring layers and don't forget the all important chair for sitting around the fire.

RSVP Is Required!

RSVP today for your FREE t-shirt, camp site and BBQ. To RSVP Email Mountain Tools by October 18th!

Don't forget to include:

  • Full Name
  • Phone
  • Days & Nights you will attend
  • Number of people in your group
  • Meal preference: beef, chicken or veggie (for all in your group)
  • T-shirt size (for all in your party)

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