Volunteer Trail Day #2- Southern Valley

August 15, 2020

Join us for a day of trail work in Southern Valley. We'll be working on Yeti's Loop (tread clean up), Grumpy's (lopping and brush clearing) and the new, short beginner trail currently known as the Campground Loop.

Volunteering for Trail Days during the COVID-19 outbreak will look a little different than normal, but will still be provide some much-needed maintenance and fun.

Sign up here! The Volunteer Group will be limited to 20.

Date: Saturday 8/15/20

Time: 9am- 4pm

Location: Meet at Mike Harris Trailhead

What's New:

  • You must sign up to participate prior to arriving at the work day. We will NOT provide or accept paper Acknowledgement of Risk waivers at the event, so please submit it ahead of time.

  • To minimize group size, volunteers will be split in to small work teams of 5-6 people. Teams will go out with at trail crew leader and work on dispersed trail projects.

  • You will be given a sanitized tool at the beginning of the work day. Please do not share tools with other people unless they are family members or household companions.

  • We will continue to follow social distancing guidelines recommended by state and local officials. We will work to keep at least 6′ apart.

  • Gatherings in numbers exceeding Idaho or Wyoming orders will not be permitted.

  • To eliminate a high-touch item, please provide your own water.

  • We will provide packaged Kate’s Bars, but we suggest you bring your own additional snacks and lunch.

Recommended Supplies:

  • Water

  • Snacks and lunch

  • Appropriate clothing for weather. Be ready for all conditions.

  • Long pants

  • Closed- toe shoes

  • Sunscreen/Sun Protection

  • Insect repellent

  • Necessary medications (e.g. Epipen, insulin, etc.)

  • Personal hand sanitizer

  • Masks/ Facial coverings are not required, but we encourage you to wear one if you are comfortable doing so.

General Guidelines for Volunteers Regarding COVID-19:

Our number one priority will always be the safety of our volunteers and event participants.

DO NOT attempt to volunteer if you have:

  • Experienced symptoms that could be related to COVID-19 in the last 14 days

  • Been around anyone who has COVID-19 in the last 14 days

  • Traveled to any foreign country in the last 14 days

  • Been on a cruise or been in an airport in the last 14 days

  • Been to an event where more than 50 people were in attendance in the last 14 days

  • Feel ill or sick in any way, regardless of symptoms.

DO ask about any risk that may be associated with the trail work and DO NOT take part if you are uncomfortable with the level of risk.

Please consult the CDC website “Symptoms of Coronavirus” on the day of your participation. The following link is updated by the CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html


Special thanks to Grand Targhee Resort, Peaked Sports, Yeti’s Post, Kate’s Real Food and MD Landscaping and Nursery for supporting volunteer trail work!

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