The Bigfoot Trail Alliance trip to Long Gulch Lake saw 9 Bigfoot Trail Alliance volunteers and 4 Forest Service employees from the Weaverville Ranger District spend a week in the northern Trinity Alps. Utilizing Long Gulch Lake as a base camp, the crew spent the week clearing trails and reestablishing trail tread to Rush Creek […]
Trail work in the Marble Mountain Wilderness A Bigfoot Trail Crew of 13 volunteers spent the last week clearing trails in the Marble Mountain Wilderness. Together, we cleared over 5 miles from the junction of the Box Camp Mountain Trail, through Marble Valley, and over the pass into Upper Woolly Creek toward both Big Elk […]
In late June we initiated our first Bigfoot Trail Family Trip. We trekked into the Russian Wilderness to work on a 5 mile stretch of the Bigfoot Trail. The Bigfoot Trail Volunteer Trail Crew worked and camped in hail, rain, and thunderstorms–with some sun mixed in. The crew cleared a least 50 logs, diverted snow […]
May 17-19, 2023 Volunteer Work Trip By Dennis Houghton, Crew Leader (all photos by Dennis too!) We had a great trip to the Canyon Creek drainage, camping at Ripstein Campground and doing trail maintenance & logouts on the Bear Creek trail section of the Bigfoot trail this past week. Temperatures hovered in the mid-to-high 80’s […]
In this first of its kind project along the Bigfoot Trail, we partnered with College of the Redwoods Forestry & Natural Resources and the Hayfork Watershed Research and Training Center to get some work done! Fifteen (15!) volunteers came together to make this happen. Dennis Houghton brought his Trails class from College of the Redwoods, […]
Here we celebrate 2022 and look forward to more in 2023.
OCTOBER 2022: This collaborative includes working with the CCC Backcountry Trails Program, Six Rivers National Forest, and other volunteers to work the Kelsey Trail in the Siskiyou Wilderness clearing approximately 6 miles of trail including brushing, tread work, and downed tree removal.
JULY 2022: A team of six volunteers ventured into the Trinity Alps Wilderness to work the Bigfoot Trail from Fish Lake to Rush Creek Lake. They focused on trail clearing, brushing, and water bar maintenance after the impacts of the River Complex of 2021.