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BLACK CONE BRUSH TRIP- 3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS
This is a three day, two night backpack to Pine Ridge Camp where we will base to work on the Black Cone Trail. Recent trail reports describe heavy brush conditions particularly near the intersection with the Pine Ridge Trail. Recent Trail Reports: http://www.ventanawild.org/forums/ventana-wilderness-trails/215 BE ADVISED THAT THIS IS A STRENUOUS TRIP WITH A LONG CLIMB AT THE END OF THE LAST DAY. TRAIL METRICS: http://bigsurtrailmap.net/cgi-bin/googlemaps_display.cgi?c=0&u=0&r=1&g=0&viaptsfile=PineRidgeTrail:Nend_TO_PineRidgeCampTrail:Nend.0002 WHAT TO BRING: In addition to bringing essential items of personal gear and food for the duration of the trip, please also include: • Work gloves, sturdy work clothes, protective eyewear, and sturdy shoes or boots. • Bring a hardhat if you have one. • Your favorite loppers and handsaw if you have them, otherwise these tools will be provided • Safety instruction will be provided • Day pack able to carry 2 liters of water • Extra food and snacks for the trail • Tecnu lotion for poison oak if you need it • Safety and work technique instruction will be provided • Don’t forget to bring a special contribution to the famous, festive and fabulous VWA hors d’oeurves POTLUCK which happens any night that we are out on the trail. Local Weather: https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-121.64556096856569&lat=36.2761872287401#.WxyvfyAna00 FOR QUESTIONS: Contact trail crew leaders Betsy MacGowan or Maria Ferdin directly at [masked] or [masked].

China Camp

Los Padres National Forest Lat/Lon: 36.296073, -121.567719 · Jamesburg, CA

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