Tuesday, November 27, 2007

2008 Dates and Applications Up!

Volunteers work to complete a climbing turn on the Big Bald Relocation last season

Better late than never I always say! Anyway, as the title implies, the 2008 dates and projects (most of them anyway) are up on the website. The updated 2008 New Volunteer Application is online as well in PDF format. Also, new Volunteers will have the ability to apply online but the dates have not been updated for 2008 yet so hold your horses if that’s your preferred MO.

Also, as always, if you are alumni of AT trail crews then give us a shout (540.953.3571 or crews@appalachiantrail.org) and we’ll send you an alumni application.

You can click here to get to the ATC’s Trail Crew webpage.

Let us know if you have any questions!!



Thursday, November 15, 2007

Updates, Updates, Updates....

New shinguards, soil bags, and stickers for 2008!

Sorry for the lack of/infrequency of posts to the blog as we’ve been busy outside getting ready for next year before winter sets in. Anyway, a few things to note:

  • 2008 Trail Crew dates should be posted on the ATC website by next week along with the 2008 crew application, as well as an updated projects page for Konnarock.
  • Alumni letters along with applications should also go out in a week or so as well. Remember, alumni application are also available (in the next week or so) by emailing us at crews@appalachiantrail.org or calling the office at 540.953.3571
  • Konnarock Crew Leader, Christine Hoyer, has traveled to Taiwan to consult with the Taiwanese Forest Bureau (and 2006 Volunteer Ming-Chein-Hsu) on trail-building in Taiwan. The first part of her journey is in the Nov-Dec ATC Journey’s magazine.

Hope everyone’s fall is going well!