Thursday, May 7, 2009

Volunteers Needed to Hike Mount Baker Area

AAI just received the following email from the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest:

Mountain Stewards Protect Ecosystem

Who: Adult volunteers 18 years or older with hiking and outdoor recreation skills.

What: Hike trails and teach hikers and climbers about Leave No Trace ethics, safety and Forest Service regulations.

When: Apply by June 25. Complete the Mountain Steward volunteer application here.

Fax to 360-856-1934 or mail to Mt. Baker Ranger District, Mountain Stewards, 810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284.

Train July 11 & 18, and then volunteer for three shifts on weekend days between July 25–Sept. 13 on trail. Optional training Aug. 8 for Heather Meadow volunteers.

The program runs July 11 – Sept. 13, Friday through Sunday, daytime hours.

Where: Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Three of the busiest trail systems in the Mount Baker area: Heliotrope Ridge, Park Butte/Railroad Grade and Heather Meadows.

Contact: Call Mt. Baker Ranger District for more information at 360-856-5700 x225, or email

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