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New Meetup: Volunteer Training and Orientation for Spring Trips

From: Martin K.
Sent on: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:24 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Friends of BWCA Trails!

What: Volunteer Training and Orientation for Spring Trips

When: Monday, April 12,[masked]:00 PM

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55454


All volunteers who are registered for Volunteer Trail Clearing Trips scheduled in May 2009

People interested in (but not yet registered) for Trail Clearing Trips


The Boundary Waters Advisory Committee (BWAC) is holding a training session for volunteers on its spring trail clearing crews. The training session will be held on Monday April 12 from 6-8 pm in theExpedition room at Midwest Mountaineering. Anyone with an interest in volunteering with the BWAC or trail clearing in general is encouraged to attend this training session. Some of the session's activities include: presentations of past BWAC trips, volunteer opportunities, and trail safety while on a trail clearing trip.
Volunteers on these crews will be clearing and preserving historic hiking trails in Minnesota's BWCAW. Prior trail clearing experience is not necessary to be a volunteer.

More info about the BWAC at


6 PM - Program Starts
* Photos of past trips
* Description of current trips and introduction to Trail Clearing
* What to expect during a trip
* Gear you need to bring
7 PM - 8 PM
* Meet trip leaders
* Arrange carpool and contact information

Contact your crew leader for discount certificate valid at Midwest Mountaineering.

Learn more here:

Our Sponsors

  • McKenzie Maps

    McKenzie Maps donates topo maps to BWAC trail maintenance volunteers.

  • Patagonia

    Patagonia apparel for trail committee and special project volunteers

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