Trail Tread Slumps Repaired on Strawberry Lake Trail 6/9/14

Swan Rangers repaired two major slumps in the Strawberry Lake Trail tread while a Forest Service chainsaw crew cleared large deadfall.

This article published on June 09, 2014 • [Permalink]


Repairs Made to Peterson Creek Trail 7/13/13

Repairs were made to the Peterson Creek Trail, trimming back several deadfall that were crowding the trail off the mountainside and reestablishing the tread.

This article published on July 13, 2013 • [Permalink]


Deadfall Cleared from Strawberry Lake Trail 11/17/12

All but one (too-large for hand saw) deadfall were cleared from the Strawberry Lake Trail.

Below is an example.

This article published on November 17, 2012 • [Permalink]


Deadfall Cleared from Echo-Broken Leg Trail 11/10/12

Almost all deadfall was cleared from the Echo-Broken Leg Trail as far as Wolf Creek.

Below is an example.

This article published on November 10, 2012 • [Permalink]


Deadfall Cleared from Switchback Trail 11/3/12

A half-dozen deadfall trees were cleared from the Switchback Trail.

Below are a couple before and after photos.

This article published on November 03, 2012 • [Permalink]


Deadfall Sawn from Echo-Broken Leg Trail 9/29/12

Numerous deadfalls were sawn and removed from both the Elk Springs Trail and the Echo-Broken Leg Trail above it. Below are a couple examples:

A very limby deadfall was cleared to prevent an ugly detour developing around it.

One deadfall across the trail was made into a curb helping keep the trail on the hillside.

This article published on September 29, 2012 • [Permalink]


Switchbacks Restored on Peters Ridge Trail 8/30/12

A half-dozen switchbacks were restored in the upper reaches of the Peters Ridge Trail, at the head of Browns Gulch.

A small bridge/crib was required on the uppermost switchback, shown here, where the trail had caved and been worn away due to a shortcut.

Click here to see the four-photo description of the process!


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This article published on August 30, 2012 • [Permalink]


Major Brushing on Peterson Creek Trail 7/28/12

Major brushing was done with hand loppers on the Peterson Creek Trail, cutting back evergreen ceanothus in the old Red Owl burn.

This article published on July 28, 2012 • [Permalink]


Major Brushing on Broken Leg Trail 7/14/12

Major brushing was done with hand loppers on the Broken Leg Trail in Wolf Creek Canyon.

This article published on July 14, 2012 • [Permalink]


Deadfall Sawn from Peters Ridge Trail 7/7/12

Deadfall trees were sawn and/or rolled off the Peters Ridge Trail.

This article published on July 07, 2012 • [Permalink]


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