South San Juan Broadband • Entered by Carole McWilliams on August 2, 2021
Salt Creek trail work
July 17, 2021 – July 21, 2021
Participants and Hours
|Pre Planning hours||3|
|Post Admin hours||3|
Key Issue: Public Lands Health & Protection
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: San Juan NF
Landscape/area: Hermosa Creek Wilderness (37203 acres)
Outcome 1: Trail cleared/built (6 miles)
Outcome 2: Hiked (19 miles)
Short Description of Activity
Backpacked in to a base camp, and cleared trail each day. We cleared 49 trees and did some tread work.
One person was injured while hiking. She was not ambulatory. We called for rescue via an inReach. She was transported out of the wilderness via litter, then wheeled stretcher, then ATV, then helicopter. Everyone on the crew pitched in with skill and calm.