Project Dates: June 7 - Aug 15 Project Leader: Daniel Moffatt Email: email@example.com Phone: 208.484.3870
Well, it was a beautiful day on May 22nd when the crew finally met and got to know each other. The smiles had traveled a long way from MI, NC, PA and VT to a little town in western Washington for orientation and training and the stage was set. After 5 days of brain-busting risk management and SCA intros, wilderness first-aid, and plenty of power points, everyone was icthing to move camps and start the hands-on component of training we like to call Workskills.
Be it that it may, the Pacific Northwest played up to par and dumped untold inches of rain on the crew while on the trail learning and experiencing new skills and ideas. No matter how soggy their rain gear became, the enthusiasm and excitement for the season shone through the dark gray clouds and that kept spirits high.
Once officialy "workskilled," this happy little 2matilla crew (as we like to call it) began the short road trip crossing the courageous Columbia River down into Oregon. Each member is now taking sometime to clear their mind and prepare for the first hitch, which will be 10 days starting at the Granite Creek Trail Head, leading into the NFJD Wilderness.
Monday morning, June 7th, will start our season. We will find ourselves in the morning commute, on foot, clearing trail, one step at a time.