Canceled: TRAIL WORK PLEASANT MOUNTAIN BRIDGTON MAINE

Date: Saturday, April 18, 8:00 am - Saturday, April, 18, 3:00 pm

Maine Chapter trail work trip on this popular hiking mountain near Bridgton. Blowdown removal, clearing drainages,tools and training will be provided. Wear appropriate work clothes and boots required, plenty of water and snacks always encouraged. Contact leader for meeting place.

Activity Categories: Conservation
Location: Denmark, ME
Region: Maine, Western
Status: Canceled
Leader: Peter Roderick 207-293-2704 (before 9pm)
Registration is required for this activity.

Canceled: New Shelter in Maine Woods Initiative Log Prep Work Trip

Date: Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10

A new lean-to will be constructed on Horseshoe Pond near Little Lyford Pond Lodge and Cabins in the AMC's Maine Woods Initiative. In preparation for this project, logs will be delivered to the AMC MOES Center in Greenville, Maine. We will peel these logs to allow them to dry properly. Many hands make light work. Join us for this required first step in the lean-to building process.

Activity Categories: Conservation
Location: Greenville, Maine
Region: Maine, Inland
Status: Canceled
Leader: Peter Roderick 207-293-2704 (before 9pm)
Registration is required for this activity.
Trip Difficulty: Moderate

Trail Work - Appalachian Trail near Stratton

Date: Saturday, May 16, 8:00 am - Saturday, May, 16, 3:30 pm

Trail workTrail maintenance on AT near Stratton. Annual 1st trip to clear trail for prime hiking season. Blowdown removal and waterbar cleaning. Too early for black flies (we hope). 3.5 miles and return.

Activity Categories: Conservation
Location: AT crossing of Route 27
Region: Maine, Western
Leader: Peter Roderick 207-293-2704 (before 9pm) , Jon Doty 207-612-6823
Registration is required for this activity.
Registrar: Jon Doty 207-612-6823 (Before 9PM)
Trip Difficulty: Moderate

Trail Work - Little Lyford Pond Lodge and Cabins

Date: Friday, May 22 - Monday, May 25

Trail work volunteers from 10 years agoVolunteer for trail work at Little Lyford Pond Lodge and Cabins. Help open trails for the summer hiking season. Join other volunteers from Maine Chapter and beyond as we patrol hiking trails in the area in preparation for another busy summer in the Maine Woods Initiative. We berth in the bunkhouse and enjoy off time exploring the area including Gulf Hagas, a beautiful and wild river gorge and Indian Mountain including Laurie's Ledge which provides views north to Katahdin on clear days. .

Activity Categories: Conservation
Adult Member Fee: $126
Adult Non-Member Fee: $126
Location: Bowdoin College Grant East Twp
Region: Maine, Inland
Leader: Peter Roderick 207-293-2704 (before 9pm)
Co-Leader: Robert Pantel
Registration is required for this activity.
Trip Difficulty: Moderate-Strenuous

Mt Agamenticus Trail Work Day

Date: Saturday, June 20, 9:00 am - Saturday, June, 20, 3:00 pm

Mt A work crewThe Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region consists of more than 10,000 acres of forest, trails, wetlands, ponds and streams. It takes a lot of work to take care of this land and we are counting on support from volunteers to help us protect this great place. The best way to get involved and make a difference is through volunteering. The work for the day will involve learning trail maintenance techniques to deal with RUNNING & STANDING WATER ISSUES on the trail. Standard trail drainage structures and techniques include water bars, dirt dips, knicks, crib walls, out sloping retention ponds, check dams, etc. all designed to slow or removed water from the trail. Come have some fun and join us! Please bring your daypack, trail lunch, hiiking/work boots, water bottle, bug spray and work gloves (we have spares if you don't have any). Tools and equipment needed will be provided.

Activity Categories: Conservation, Hiking
Location: Mt Agamenticus, York, Maine
Region: Maine, Southern and Mid-Coast
Leader: David McCarthy

Gorman Chairback Lodge Trail Work

Date: Monday, July 6, 6:00 pm - Thursday, July, 9, 12:00 pm

Gorman Chairback 2019Volunteer for trail work around the Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins. Maintain trails for the summer hiking season. Join other volunteers from Maine Chapter and beyond as we patrol hiking trails in the area in preparation for another busy summer in the Maine Woods. We berth in the bunkhouse and enjoy off time exploring the area including Gulf Hagas, a beautiful and wild river gorge, or any of the multitude of other trails in the Maine Woods.or relax around the Lodge and Long Pond. The trip begins with dinner on Monday. We will work on trails all day Tuesday and Wednesday and on Thursday morning.

Activity Categories: Conservation, Hiking
Adult Member Fee: $126
Adult Non-Member Fee: $126
Location: Gorman Chairback Lodge
Region: Maine, Inland
Leader: David McCarthy 207-363-2791 (before 9:00 pm)
Registration is required for this activity.
Registrar: David McCarthy

Trail work & boundary work at Medawisla

Date: Friday, October 9 - Monday, October 12

Boundary work crew with Steve TatkoWith hundreds of miles of property lines and trails, the AMC in Maine has lots of volunteer work opportunities. For this trip we will be staying in bunkhouses at Medawisla Lodge and spending our days in small groups, prepping trails for visitors and maintaining boundary lines. If you love to work outside with likeminded people and relax in the evening with delicious food, this is the trip for you! Work days are fun and varied and can be scaled to all abilities, but will not be cancelled due to inclement weather. This may include hiking, carrying tools, bushwhacking, clearing or creating trails, painting boundary markers, and stacking firewood. Tools and instruction will be provided.

Activity Categories: Conservation, Hiking
Adult Member Fee: $126
Location: AMC Medawisla Lodge and Cabins
Region: Maine, Inland
Leader: Stephanie Lynch , David Lynch
Registration is required for this activity.