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Tag Archives: Trail Work
For years there been a problem lurking at the Ozark Highlands Trail’s Big Piney (aka Fort Douglas) trail head: a perennially-wet area that usually left hikers trudging through mud at the beginning or end of their trip. Advertisements
June 3 was National Trails Day and I chose to spend it this year doing some work with the Ozark Trail Association. I’ve been a member of the OTA for 5-6 years but this was my first event with them … Continue reading
At the high point, we had more than 20 people for our fall 2016 Buffalo River Trail work session based at Tyler Bend. The crew was able to lop brush and clear trees from most of the 35+ miles of … Continue reading
The Fall 2016 trail building session in the middle Buffalo River area is set for October 18-29 (maybe the 30th too?). We will be camping at Tyler Bend (hot showers and flush toilets!). Look for our headquarters – the big … Continue reading
A group of 13 students from the University of Illinois came to Tyler Bend to spend their spring break week (Mar 20-26) helping us. Unfortunately, the Park Service informed us only 3 days before we were to start that we … Continue reading
Mark your calendars! The Spring 2016 trail building session in the middle Buffalo River area is set to begin March 19 and run through April 2. We will be camping at Tyler Bend (hot showers and flush toilets!). Look for … Continue reading
The OHTA had another work weekend, this time centered around the Ozone area.
I did an inspection hike of the eastern 10 miles of the Ouachita Trail – from Lundsford Corner to Pinnacle Mountain State Park – with another of the FoOT maintainers (M.S.). It was a bit chilly in the morning but … Continue reading
The Ozark Highlands Trail Association built a 20′ bridge across a gulley for the Middle Buffalo River Trail near the Grinders Ferry trail head. On Nov 14 a small group set the footings and today a larger group – 6 … Continue reading
Another trail building season at the Buffalo River is over with no actual building to report. This time it was all maintenance due to the private property and archaeological obstacles that remain. We lopped brush and removed all the fallen … Continue reading