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Coyote Wall Weekend Work Party

From Saturday, December 08, 2018 -  08:30am
To Sunday, December 09, 2018 - 03:30pm
Contact  volunteer@wta.org or 206.625.1367

Register here. 

More information here. 

Overview
This weekend work party is for those of you who want to try your hand at rock work! We'll be working to harden two parts of the trail to minimize erosion. Join us for one day or both!

About the Area
Situated just upstream from White Salmon on the Columbia River, the Coyote Wall area offers great views of the Columbia River Gorge along with enchanting stands of oak, cascading waterfalls, dramatic basalt outcroppings and profuse wildflowers in the spring.

What to Expect
We'll have fun, work hard and make a difference! Volunteer on Saturday, Sunday or both days. No experience is necessary.

Project Description
We'll be working to harden two heavily eroded parts of the trail to minimize future erosion. Whether you're a rock work professional or you've never tried to move a rock in your life, this project is sure to be engaging and rewarding!

Camping and Hiking Information
Our daily hike to the project site is expected to be up to 2 miles roundtrip over hilly terrain.

Schedule
Saturday and/or Sunday:
8:30 AM: Gather for a safety briefing, then hike to the project site
Morning: Work at your own pace, and take breaks throughout the day
12:00 PM: Lunch on the trail
Afternoon: Consider trying a new task before wrapping up the day's work
3:30 PM: Sign out after enjoying refreshments at the trailhead
For safety reasons, arriving late or leaving the work party early is not allowed
Optional Saturday evening: Enjoy a potluck meal with the crew and camp under the stars


Planning Information
Get ready for a great weekend outside!

What it Takes to Do This Work Party
No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! WTA provides the training and tools you need
Expect to be physically active at your own pace for up to 6 hours each day on uneven terrain
Recommended for ages 10 and older; under 14 must be accompanied by an adult and a parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18


What to Bring
Trail work gear:
Boots
Long pants and long sleeve shirt
Work gloves
Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)
Lunch and water
Rain jacket and pants
Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather
Poison Oak is common - Bring a set of camp and "driving home" clothes to avoid spreading oils from your work clothes to your gear.
A pack to carry your gear
Camping gear if you are staying Saturday night:​
Tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad
A side dish to share for the potluck
Breakfast, cooking gear and water
Personal items such as medication, hand sanitizer and toiletries
A hard hat will be provided by WTA. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed while working. Firearms and weapons and not allowed.

More Information
Frequently Asked Questions
WTA's Trail Work Guide introduces the type of work you may do
Contact us at volunteer@wta.org or 206.625.1367
From the Hiking Guide


See what WTA's hiking guide and trip reports say about this area.

Location 

Syncline Trailhead 
HWY 14 
Bingen, WA 

 

  

 

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