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Trip Information
Name: Mt. Lake trail clearing
Starts: Wed Sep 29, 2021
Meetup: St. Davids Church in West Van at 7:00 am
Return: Wed Sep 29, 2021

Registration opens: Fri Sep 10, 2021
Event category: Training
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Brian Sheffield
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

1) What experience do you have with gas-powered tools, in particular, the ones we intend to use.

2) Can you drive to the Furry Creek turn off, if so, how many people can you take, including yourself and is your car AWD or better.

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Participant Information

While there is scope for those wanting to stick with loppers, the focus on this trip will be to introduce safe operating procedures for using gas-fueled power tools such as hedge trimmers, brush cutters, and chainsaws for cutting perennial vegetation such as alder, willow, and cottonwood, which rapidly make our road and trail access impassible.  This is not a buckers or fallers course.  We won't be touching trees.  The work will take place on the Furry Creek FSR and the trail to Mountain Lake Hut. 

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