Maintaining the Appalachian Trail after the winter season by clearing fallen trees, cutting back encroaching vegetation from the sides of the Trail, and repainting trail markers, also known as blazes, is essential in keeping the Appalachian Trail alive; and it is all done by volunteers!
Join the Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club on Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a day of essential trail maintenance on the Appalachian Trail.
Groups will be meeting in various locations throughout the 64.4 miles of the Appalachian Trail in PA that is maintained by BMECC volunteers. Exact location will be scheduled closer to the day of the event. Bring hand saws and loppers if you have them, along with any personal skills you currently have and a willingness to contribute to the maintenance first National Scenic Trail.
Please be sure to wear long pants and sturdy boots. Bring plenty of water and snacks for the day, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, as well as a rain jacket and work gloves if you have them.
Advanced registration necessary. Please use the following form in registering for this event