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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Our Volunteers Rock!

Rocks aren’t placed by magic; it takes lots of hands and strong backs to make rock steps. Volunteers build stone steps at Gulf Hagas using pry bars, shovels, grip hoist and pick axes.

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White Brook Trail Work Trip

White Brook Trail Work Trip

The current White Brook trail is an official Appalachian Trail side-trail. It goes up the south side of White Cap Mountain. The trail itself is a remnant of the original AT when it went up the White Brook from the KI road. There is a steep, badly eroded section that is 3 feet deep in places. A relocation of this section has been approved for a couple of years. It will do a 900′ foot bypass to the West of the current section.

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