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Brushing Out on Crawford Path

By cardiganhighlanders | Sep 4, 2018

Tue 8/21 and Wed 8/22 three of us stayed at Mizpah Springs hut south of Mt. Pierce in the southern Presidential Range.  We hiked up from Rte 302 at Crawford’s with the mission of brushing out Crawford Path at Mt. Eisenhower, paid for by a grant from REI through the National Forest Foundation and the…

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By cardiganhighlanders | Aug 11, 2018

           Word got around that two of us took the basic rigging class by OBP Trailworks for the White Mountains Trail Collective on June 11-13.  We were available when the Dartmouth Outing Club needed a teacher for their paid summer trail crew of undergraduates to learn to rig and work an alpine…

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By cardiganhighlanders | Aug 10, 2018

Rigging Report By Nick Colaiacomo   On June11-13th two member of the Cardigan Highlanders, our venerable trail master Craig Sanborn and myself, attended a rigging and griphoist course taught by Jed Talbot of OBP Trailworks. This great opportunity was hosted by the White Mountain Trail Collective. We learned alongside members of the RMC, AMC, and rangers…

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Radio Field Trip with NHPR!

By cardiganhighlanders | Jun 15, 2018

http://nhpr.org/post/radio-field-trip-maintaining-nh-trails-newbury#stream/0

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What We’ve Been Up To

By cardiganhighlanders | May 21, 2018

What We’ve Been Up To in 2015 This year we hosted the summer crew leaders’ school for the Student Conservation Association (SCA) on Mt. Sunapee where the SCA taught them the skills they then taught others around the USA this summer. I flagged a section of new trail to bypass an eroded part of trail…

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Highlights from 2017

By cardiganhighlanders | May 21, 2018

Highlights from 2017             While compiling the numbers for the 2017 summary worklog, I thought I’d offer some of our accomplishments from the season. Two of our most active members were unavailable for most of this season, but we did accomplish all the jobs of routine trail tending.   We patrolled…

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