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Trip Information
Name: Watersprite work party
Starts: Fri Jul 13, 2018
Meetup: St David's church parking lot in West Van at 7 AM
Return: Mon Jul 16, 2018

Registration opens: Sun Jun 17, 2018
Event category: Trail Clearing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 20

Organizer: Paul Kubik
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Are you able to lift rocks and place them in bucket?

Have you any experience with using techniques and tools such as:

... chainsaw, rock drill, winch and anchor systems, placing rock anchors?

Have you got a 4x4 vehicle? How many passengers can you take?

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Participant Information

Upper Watersprite Trail Multi-day helicopter work party (Joint operation with Government MFLNRO staff)

Tasks to Complete:

1) Assist MFNLRO Ministry Staff in assembling 10 tent platforms at Watersprite Lake Campsite
2) Assist MFNLRO Ministry Staff in emptying one of the outhouses (waste to be flown out)
3) Upgrade upper 1 KM of the Watersprite Trail with boardwalk and improved routing and trailbed (This party will be led by Chris Ludwig)
4) Trail Construction around lake from cabin to Hiker's Campsite (Led by Paul Kubik)

Upper boardwalk and trail optimization below the lake in the upper kilometer of trail. Trail construction around lake between hut and hiker's campsite. Based out of Watersprite Lake hut. No charge for the hut.

Fly in and out without charge and with the option for people to walk out, if they choose. The cost of the flights and cabin fees will be paid by the BCMC project.

Depending on successful completion of the construction projects we may be able to visit the site of the proposed Crawford Creek hut. We could be flexible and come out Sunday, Monday or Tuesday.

People will need to supply their own work gloves, eye protection, hearing protection and steel-toed boots (recommended), helmet (recommended).

Driver's fuel costs will be reimbursed by the BCMC project based on actual vehicle fuel consumption. Plus cost for any flat tires to be repaired. Plus cost of tires destroyed as a result of nail or other embedded object (pro-rated for wear). Driver's may charge passengers extra for wear and tear etc.

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