Stewardship - Cougar Mountain Loop

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Stewardship - Cougar Mountain Loop

Join a contingent of Mountaineers on a Washington Trails Association work party which will be doing drainage improvement and restoration of some areas that have suffered a lot of erosive damage in the past few years on this very popular family hiking area.

Info
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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi

Details on the meeting location will be provided by WTA in advance of the activity.

  • 8:30 AM: Be ready to sign in and meet the crew, rain or shine
  • 3:30 PM: Sign out after enjoying refreshments at the trailhead

For safety reasons, arriving late or leaving early is not allowed.  Carpooling is encouraged but participants are expected to arrange their own transport to the trailhead.

TO TAKE PART IN THIS WORK PARTY, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!  (SPACE IS LIMITED SO DON'T DELAY!)

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 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
  • Read more here about the kinds of work that can be involved on a WTA work party.

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Boots
  • Long pants 
  • Work gloves
  • Long-sleeved shirt recommended
  • Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)

A hard hat will be provided by WTA. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Lunch and plenty of water
  • Rain jacket and pants
  • Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather
  • A pack to carry your personal gear
  • A sense of fun and adventure for learning new skills and meeting great people!

MOUNTAINEERS LEADER

Mountaineers volunteers on this crew will be led by an experienced assistant crew chief ("orange hat") as well as an experienced WTA crew leader ("blue hat").  

Participants will earn stewardship credit for completing this activity.

    Badges

    participants will earn:

    Route/Place

    Cougar Mountain Loop


    Roster
    Required Equipment

    Required Equipment

    The Ten Essentials

    Tools, helmets work gloves and eye protection are provided.

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