Friends of the Forest Day with Stevens Pass
The National Forest Foundation, Stevens Pass Mountain Resort and U.S. Forest Service are excited to host a Friends of the Forest® volunteer stewardship event to remove trash from the mountain slopes of scenic Stevens Pass. Volunteers will have an opportunity to ride a ski lift to reach cleanup areas. Complimentary BBQ lunch is provided by the Stevens Pass Mountain Resort.
Volunteers should bring rain gear, bug repellent, and, in order to work on the steep slopes, wear ankle supporting boots with good traction (i.e. hiking or work boots).
When: August 16, 9:00-2:00pm
Who: 150 volunteers and staff
Where: Base area of the Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
Volunteers must register by July 31, 2017.
Devil's Playground Volunteer Weekend
Spend a weekend camping and doing trail work on Pikes Peak with the Rocky Mountain Field Institute and the Colorado Mountain Club! Volunteers and staff will spend Saturday and Sunday performing much-needed improvements to the Devil's Playground Trail and camping out at the Crags Campground Saturday night. Volunteers are welcomed and encouraged to join us camping on Friday night as well. Meals and camp beverages provided.
When: Saturday, August 19 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
Who: Volunteers and staff from the Rocky Mountain Field Institute and Colorado Mountain Club
Where: We will camp at the Crags Campground. Work will take place on the Devil’s Playground Trail (also known as the Crags Trail), which traverses approximately 7 miles and 4,300 feet starting from a trailhead located near the Crags Campground (Woodland Park, CO) and terminating at the summit of Pikes Peak, elevation 14,110 feet.
While the NFF has limited direct volunteer opportunities, we are happy to share information about your organization’s volunteer opportunities on our National Forests. If you have a volunteer opportunity you’d like to share, please contact Greg Peters.