Help Wanted

Trail Maintainer Needed – Whitecap District

Trail Maintainer Needed – Whitecap District Fourth Mountain Section – This section starts at the junction of the AT and the AMC Third Mountain Trail and goes to Fourth Mtn. Bog. Total length of the section is 2.1 miles. This section includes over 1 mile of a new relocation that was just done last fall and only needs to be blazed and opened. The relocation goes around the summit of Fourth Mtn. and eliminates a steep and rocky section of trail. Access to the section is from either the Third Mtn. Trail or the access trail to Fourth Mtn. Bog. […]

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Campsite Maintainer Wanted- White Cap District

Long Pond Stream Campsite and Lean-to: This campsite is at southern start of the Barren-Chairback Range. Drive access is about 12 miles from Monson, and no special vehicle is required (though some roads are gravel). Walk access is about 0.7 miles on an old tote road, and then and additional 0.2 miles on the A.T. to the campsite with a total of 400 feet of elevation gain. The lean-to received a new rear sill log in 2021 and is now in great shape and simply needs to be kept this way! A new accessible moldering privy will be installed in 2022; […]

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Help Wanted

Campsite Maintainer Wanted- White Cap District

Leeman Brook Campsite and Lean-to: This is the first campsite north of Monson! Drive access is about 0.4 miles from the paved road, and no special vehicle is required. Walk access is about a 0.3 miles on an old road to the A.T. then and additional 1.1 miles on the A.T. to the campsite with a total of 370 feet of elevation gain. The lean-to received a new deacon’s bench in 2011, and a new privy was built in 2019 so overall this campsite is in great shape and simply needs to be kept this way! Privy maintenance involves “raking the […]

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Corridor Monitors Wanted

There are only six opportunities left for becoming involved in this exciting aspect of caring for the Appalachian Trail in Maine.  For information about corridor monitoring and field training sessions, visit the MATC website at www.matc.org or contact me (Dave Field) at (207) 862-3674, meeser3@roadrunner.com.  You must participate in a field training session before an assignment will be made permanent.  If you are unable to join a group session, I will make arrangements to train you on your own section. Note: The mileages given for each section are the distances along the boundary lines on each side of the corridor […]

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