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Grand Canyon Cleanup - We Need Your Help!!!!

John G.
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Phoenix, AZ

Hello Volunteers!

We are one week away from the Grand Canyon Clean-Up!  We are excited for the opportunity to be in such a spectacular location, but this wouldn’t be possible without your help.  In an effort to make things easier on everyone, we are in need of volunteers to organize the details associated with the cleanup.  Please read this email in its entirety and respond if you are willing and able to help.

Saturday Morning – 7:00 am – Registration (check-in)/T-Shirt Distribution and Gear Organization

                We will need 10-12 people that can be assigned the above tasks.

Saturday Evening – 4:30-5 pm – Gear Check in.

We will need approximately 5-7 people that will check-in and count gear, re-coil ropes if necessary etc. before heading to Shoshone Point.

Saturday Evening – 5-5:30 pm – Chili Cook-off.

We will need 2-3 people I can assign to Mike Lust and Nancy Birdwell for anything they need for setup/organization of the Chili-Cook-off.  This includes cleanup of Shoshone Point.

Sunday Morning – 8 am – Anchor Building!!!

If you are planning on climbing, Rogil needs your help to set anchors for the climbing area.  You need to have taken anchors, and feel confident in building them.  We want this to be as fast and smooth as possible. We would like 6-7 people.

Sunday Morning – 8 am – More Cleanup!!! (Bright Angel Bus Stop, Lookout Studio)

We will need volunteers to help clean/crowd control while the AMC and Superstition SAR clean the area behind the bus stop.  We need people to do crowd control on the trail below, rappel and clean trash, assist Superstition SAR at Lookout Studio for a Special Assignment.  As many as possible are needed.

Sunday Morning – 9:30 am – Campsite Cleanup!

We want to leave our areas better than when we found it!  If you plan on sleeping in, or are otherwise going to take it slow- this is the job for you!! We need 2-3 people that will police the campsites for any trash that was missed, or lost and found items left behind.

For anyone willing to help, please contact John Gray at for your desired time/assignment.  You will be contacted next week with more important information specific to camping, park entry, time frames, Chili Cook-Off etc. We look forward to seeing you next week.  Stay Tuned!

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