Superior Hiking Trail--Duluth Area Construction & Maintenance--June 2016

Assist the Superior Hiking Trail Association with trail construction and maintenance on hiking trails in the Duluth, MN area this June!  Volunteer work events are being held at various locations around the city in June 2016, with options available during the days or evening.  Join one event, or join them all!  Have fun, get some exercise, learn a new skill, and help one of Minnesota's premier trails get ready for summer visitors.

 

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Latitude: 46.791421 Longitude: -92.093316 Elevation: 671 ft

Types of Volunteer Work Needed

Brewer Loop Trail Construction                    Tues. 6/21/16                                  Superior Hiking Trail

Duration:  9 am – 3 pm                                                                                           Duluth, MN 

Difficulty:  Moderate to Difficult                                                                             20 volunteers needed

Individuals or Small Groups                                                                                   

Help construct hiking trail.

Meet at the Haines Road parking lot.  Directions: On I-35, take 40th Ave (Haines Road) Exit #253B, go north (uphill) 1.7 miles to SHT parking lot on right.

 

Trail Clearing                                                  Thurs. 6/23/16                                 Superior Hiking Trail

Duration:  9 am – 3 pm                                                                                           Brewer Park, Duluth, MN

Difficulty:  Moderate to Difficult                                                                             8 volunteers needed

Individuals or Small Groups                                                                              

Operate weed whips, or lop branches and carry fuel

Meet at Trailhead at Skyline Parkway & Highland St.

Directions:1) From the south, take I-35 Boundary Ave. Exit #249. Turn left, cross bridge, then take right onto Skyline Parkway.  Drive 2.4 miles to trailhead at intersection of Skyline Parkway and Highland Street. Turn right on Skyline Parkway and then turn right into parking lot. 2) From the north, take I-35 Central Ave Exit #252.  Turn right and go 0.8 miles uphill on Central Ave.  Turn left on Highland St. and go 1.1 miles to intersection of Skyline Parkway. Turn right on Skyline Parkway and turn right into parking lot.

 

Trail Construction                                          Thurs. evening 6/23/16                   Hartley Nature Center

Duration:  5:30 pm – 9:00 pm                                                                                 Duluth, MN

Difficulty:  Moderate to Difficult                                                                             20 volunteers needed

Individuals or Small groups                                                                                    Min. Age:  16

Help construct a detour on a hiking trail. 

Meet at the end of Fairmont Street.

Directions: From I-35, take 21st Ave East Exit #258. Turn left on 21st Ave E and go 0.7 miles up hill. Turn right on Woodland Ave and go 2.0 miles. Turn left on Fairmont Street and drive to parking area at end of street.

 

Trail Construction/Material Hauling            Tues. 6/28/16                                  Superior Hiking Trail

Duration:  9 am – 3 pm                                                                                           Brewer Park area, Duluth, MN

Difficulty:  Moderate to Difficult                                                                             20 volunteers needed

Individuals or Small Groups                                                                                    Min. Age:  16

Construct boardwalk and puncheon; haul in material.

Meet at the Haines Road parking lot.  Directions: On I-35, take 40th Ave (Haines Road) Exit #253B, go north (uphill) 1.7 miles to SHT parking lot on right.

 

 

Trail Clearing                                                  Thurs. 6/30/16                                 Superior Hiking Trail

Duration:  9 am – 3 pm                                                                                           Western Duluth, MN

Difficulty:  Moderate to Difficult                                                                             8 volunteers needed

Individuals or Small Groups                                                                                    Min. Age:  16

Operate weed whips, or lop branches & carry fuel

Meet at Grand Ave Chalet of Spirit Mountain.   Directions: Coming from the south: On 1-35, take the Cody St exit, (Exit 251A). Continue on Cody St for 0.3 miles, turn right on N 63rd Ave W and go 0.6 miles, turn right on Grand Ave and go 1.8 miles to Spirit Mountain Chalet on right. Coming from the north: Take Grand Ave /Hwy 23 (Exit 251B) and go approximately 2 miles to Spirit Mountain Chalet on right.

 

 

Appropriate Ages for Volunteer Opportunity

16 years & up

Special Skills that May be Required or Helpful

All tools,training, and safety equipment is provided.

What to bring: lunch, water for the day, insect repellent, sturdy shoes or boots, and gloves if you have them  Dress for the weather.

Dates for Volunteer Opportunity

6/21/2016 – 6/30/2016

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