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Name: Watersprite Lake work party
Starts: Sat Aug 10, 2019
Meetup: St David's church parking lot in West Van at 8 AM
Return: Wed Aug 14, 2019

Registration opens: Fri Jul 05, 2019
Event category: Trail Clearing
Difficulty grade: A2  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Paul Kubik
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Are you able to do moderate physical work such as digging, carrying materials such as firewood or dimension lumber such as 4x4 timbers, moving rocks off the trail, helping with construction of shelters?

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

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Participant Information

Saturday to Wednesday Watersprite Lake Hut-based Trail Work Party

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.

The work Itinerary:

Upper Trail

- Improve upper boardwalk, stairs and cribbing

- Install two small outstanding boardwalk segments

- Re-route, grub, brush and flag the last nasty section of the trail at KM 7.8

Watersprite Lake Campsite Trail

- The boulder field from Cabin to Tent Platforms on opposite side of lake requires some work to parts of the route that were under snow last year.

Cabin Upgrades

- Empty Cabin Basement

- Line basement and install solar ventilation system

Crawford Hut Tenure Survey Visit

- On Wednesday, some of us will visit the site of the proposed Crawford Creek hut to gather additional information.

- Signage will also be installed on the ridge above the lake.


People will need to supply their own work gloves, eye protection, hearing protection and steel-toed boots (recommended for work in rock slide), 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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