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Buffalo River trail building – Spring 2015 progress

The spring trail-building session along the Buffalo River will end a bit early on Friday April 3 due to Easter, and the camp will be packed-up Saturday. Despite several rain days we got more than 1 mile of trail built.  … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Spring 2015 kickoff

Work will soon resume on the 15-mile stretch of the Buffalo River Trail between Tyler Bend and South Maumee Road.  The current estimate is that only 2.4 miles remain to be built in 8 small areas, but I don’t yet … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Fall ’14 progress report

The Buffalo River trail building camp at Tyler Bend will be open through Nov 12 for anybody that wants to contribute a bit of sweat but I may be be done for the season. As of Nov 2 we built … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Fall 2014 kickoff

Work on the Buffalo River Extension of the Ozark Highlands Trail resumes October 13 and is expected to continue through November 14.  We’ll be operating from Tyler Bend  again and will be filling some gaps in the trail east of … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail – Beech Creek to Kyle’s Landing

The 4.3 mile stretch between Beech Creek and Kyle’s Landing has been taunting me for a while – too far away for a day hike and too short for a weekend trip, but I finally checked it off the list … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail – Kyle’s Landing to Pruitt

I hiked the Kyle’s Landing to Pruitt section of the BRT with a group of Sierra Clubbers from the Kansas City area on a 2-night trip.  Temperatures near 80 and little shade from the still-developing forest canopy made conditions mighty … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Spring 2014 progress

Much has happened just east of Tyler Bend in the last month!

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Buffalo River Trail building – Spring 2014 kickoff

Construction work on the Buffalo River trail resumed February 7 and I’ve spent a couple weekends working there so far.  Ken Smith established a temporary headquarters near St Joe, Ark and will move to the group campground at Tyler Bend … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail – Woolum Campground to US-65

I’ve spent the last 5 weekends hiking or working on the Buffalo River Trail.  It wasn’t a goal, it just kinda happened.  Last weekend was backpacking in the upper river area, this weekend it was backpacking in the middle area … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail – Boxley to Steel Creek Campground

I’ve day-hiked parts of the BRT in the past but this was my first backpacking trip there.  Accompanied by a couple other Sierra Clubbers, we hiked from the Boxley trail head to the Steel Creek Campground (mile 0 to 12.6).

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