Tag Archives: Trail Work

Ouachita Trail – Lundsford Corner to Pinnacle Mountain SP

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

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Building a Bridge Beside the Buffalo

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

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Buffalo River Trail building – Fall 2015 wrap up

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

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OHTA work weekend

Another work weekend on the OHT with the Ozark Highlands Trail Association.  The primary target this time was a bunch of trees on the trail east of the Richland Creek Wilderness between mile markers 141 and 142 – south of … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Fall 2015 kickoff

Fall seems far off but it’s time to start making some plans!  Work on the Buffalo River Trail between Tyler Bend and Red Bluff Road is set to resume Oct 16 2015 and run through Nov 1.  American Hiking Society … Continue reading

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Late spring update

Contrary to appearances I have not vanished.  In the 7 weeks since finishing my section hike of the Ouachita Trail I just haven’t done any one thing that seemed to deserve a blog post. The first 5 of those weeks … Continue reading

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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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OHTA – White Rock Mountain Basecamp ’14

For the third year in a row the Ozark Highlands Trail Association set up a base camp at White Rock Mountain, from which a full assault on a summer’s worth of brush could be launched.

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