What we've been up to!
Cardigan Highlanders Volunteer Trail Crew (CHVTC) has built new steps and waterbars at 48 sites on Mt Sunapee’s Summit Trail since August 1 by agreement with the NH Division of Parks and Recreation. We brought in teen crews from Upper Valley Trails Alliance, who worked two days totaling 156 crew hours on 19 sites…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More