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
Activity Hours 41
Participants 7
Total Hours 293

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)

Measurable Outcomes

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.

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