Pot Point Workday –
When: Saturday March 30th
Meeting Time: 8:30am
Meeting Place: We will meet at the Snoopers Rock Upper Lot (right off road). From there we will ride to the gate and drop a car or two and head down Davis Pond Road where we will begin on the
We will need sawyers and folks who can carry loppers and trimmers (Swampers). Scope of work will be to clear all downed trees on the trail and to trim back all growth such as briars and Virginia creeper encroaching the trail.
A light breakfast before and a good lunch afterwards for all who attend will be provided😉
Thanks! Dreama Campbell423-313-6302
Last Week of BreakAway 2019
March 31 to April 5 !
So far BreakAway students and the professional crew have completed just over two miles of trail between Black Mountain and Ozone Falls in Cumberland County. If you have never volunteered during BreakAway, this is your last chanced for 2019.
Never built trail before? Not sure what this is all about ? No problem. You will be assigned to a crew led by a Wagon Master (crew leader) and learn along with the students. Tools and meals provided too. Work days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Sunday after dinner is the orientation, introductions and safety demonstration.
Call the CTC Office and let them know what day – or days – you expect to be there. They will provide directions and information on accommodations.
931 456 6259 or email: email@example.com
Saturday May 11 Intro to Trail Building –
CTC continues to offer no cost classes on trail building. This time CTC joins with the Fairfield Glade Trail Builders for this hands on introduction to the fundamentals of building sustainable trails. You will learn from Certified Master Trail Builders. This six hour class covers everything from corridor preparation to final grooming. Safety and proper tool handling are emphasized. Students will understand how water flow effects trail design and construction.
Students will learn how to cut a proper back slope, trail tread and create a critical edge on the out slope. Basic techniques such as shoulder armoring and creek step overs are covered as well.
Time: 9 AM to 3 Pm CDT
Where: Fairfield Glade, Cumberland County
Registration: Call of email the CTC Office at 931 456 6259 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Class size is limited. Directions and details will follow registration. Students must be healthy enough to handle trail construction work and carry tools. Students must bring sturdy shoes, water, bug spray, a hat, bandanna and gloves. Bring a bag lunch and snacks for lunch on the trail. This is a wilderness experience, so not port-o-potties.
Weather date: June 22
Directions and more details after registration.