Workshops and Projects

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Website PhotoMay 11, 2018; from 1700 to 2100
First Aid in the Backcountry Workshop
Meeting Location: Pagosa Springs Visitor Center Conference Room
Workshop Summary: In the backcountry what you do in the first five minutes matters. This workshop will give you an overview of what to do when mishap happens and the Golden Hour of care rests solely on your shoulders. This workshop is not a certified workshop offering. Space is limited to 10.
Reserve Your Space: Stacy Boone –

Sustainable Campsite - ResizeApril 25, 2018; from 1300 to 1430
Sustainable Camping Management Webinar
Meeting Location: Pagosa Ranger District Conference Room
Webinar Summary: Unregulated camping with frequently result in unacceptable resource and social conditions. New research findings reveal the advantages of three alternative options: Designated and Established Site Camping, and Dispersed Pristine Site Camping. Space is limited and reservations are required.
Reserve Your Space: Ros Wu –

Cross Cut Workshop - ResizeApril 4-5, 2018; from 0930 to 1530
Cross Cut Sawyer Training
Meeting Location: Pagosa Ranger District Conference Room
Workshop Summary: Get excited and sign up for this crosscut saw training course from the US Forest Service. Successful participants of the class receive US Forest Certification for use of a crosscut saw to maintain trails in federal wilderness areas. Space is limited and set to assure personal practice and training.
Reserve Your Space: Tyler Albers –

Trail Fundamentals Workshop - ResizeFebruary 1, 2018; from 1000 to 1300
Trail Fundamentals Workshop
Meeting Location: Pagosa Ranger District Conference Room
Workshop Summary: Join Tyler Albers as he leads a discussion on the functioning components of trails. Topics to include: Forest Service Trail Management, Evolution of Trails, Modern Trail Design and Trail Features. Bring a brown bag lunch and stay for any after the workshop discussion.
Reserve Your Space: Tyler Albers –


Treasure Mountain Trail Resize - BlogspotMay 20, 2018; from 830 to 1600
Treasure Mountain Trail Scouting and Clearing

Meeting Location: Pagosa Mountain Sports
Project Summary: Our first big Wheel Club effort of the season on one of our most favorite trails. We will carpool to the trailhead and hike up and clear downed trees as we go. Bring a lunch, water, sunscreen. Wear gloves, long pants, and closed toed sturdy shoes.
Contact: Janine Emmets-

NTD 2018 - SmallJune 2, 2018; from 0800 to 1700
National Trails Day Project

Meeting Location: Dakota Springs Trailhead
Project Summary: Tony Boone will be leading a FREE day-long armored crossing class with lunch provided. Space is limited, prior registration required. Volunteers should dress appropriately with long pants, closed toed shoes/boots, gloves, hat and long sleeve shirt. Bring personal water, snacks and sun protection.
Contact: Annie Sewell –

Treasure Mountain Trail Resize - BlogspotJune 16-17, 2018 – CANCELLED, New Date TBD
Treasure Mountain Trail Overnight

Meeting Location: Pagosa Mountain Sports
Project Summary: We are working to partner with the Backcountry Horsemen to pack our camp gear and tools in via Windy Pass. We will work on the middle part of Treasure, from the meadow where Windy Pass meets Treasure. Please let us know if you’re interested in joining this trip. Spots are limited. More details to come.
Contact: Janine Emmets-

snow springs smallJuly 15, 2018
Snow Springs Trail Work

Meeting Location: Trailhead of Snow Springs single track. (Follow Hwy 160 to Aspen Springs. Turn right on CR 146 and take left fork when it splits. Continue on FS628 crossing a cement water crossing, to the ATC parking area on the left.)
Project Summary: We will hike up the trail and focus mainly on tread work. Bring lunch, water, and sunscreen. Wear gloves, long pants and closed toes sturdy shoes.
Contact: Janine Emmets-