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FRIENDS OF THE RUBICON WORKDAYS AND PROJECTS 2010
« on: Jul 08, 2010, 11:57:14 AM »
FRIENDS OF THE RUBICON WORKDAYS AND PROJECTS 2010


July 17 Workday- Cadillac Hill / Sawtooth Drainage Project / Gabion

July 22 Project - Bucket Brigade Jeepers Jamboree

July 29 Project - Bucket Brigade Jeepers Jamboree

August 21 Workday - Wentworth Springs to Inter tie Intersection Drainage

September 25 Workday - Ellis Creek to Walker Hill Drainage

Oct. 23 - Workday Walker Hill to Little Sluice Drainage Workday Oil Spill and Poo Party


***End of Year Volunteer Appreciation Party and Raffle at Southfork Group Camp***


Specific Projects - Dates still TBD

3 - 3 paneled Kiosks Wentworth, Loon Lake and Tahoe Entrances

Toilet installations at Ellis Creek and Spider lake

Tahoe Side Road Maintenance


2010 Projects and Workdays:


Cadillac Hill Big Turn Waterbar Project/Sawtooth Drainage Project WORKDAY July 17


We will need 40-50 volunteers

We will need 10-15 volunteers to help with installing a waterbar on Cadillac Hill at the Big Turn. This project will include the use of Jackhammer and Roto Hammer. Materials will be brought in by vehicle/trailers from the Tahoe side of the trail, and delivered to the site. In addition we will be hardening the Turn with a couple trailer loads of rock.

We will need 6-8 volunteers for the Sawtooth Project. We will be also installing a temporary drainage structure to the Sawtooth below Big Sluice. There will also be a Gabion basket installed to shore up the hillside temporarily for the season. John Arenz will be lead on this project. Materials and supplies will need to be brought in by vehicle/trailer from the Tahoe side.

We will need 10 -20 volunteers for other projects may include adding more rock to the mud hole at the springs, and other drainage structures TBD by the ECDOT.

We will need vehicles with trailers, buckets, shovels, digging bars, re bar, sledge hammers, drills, drill bits, epoxy and cyclone fencing.



Bucket Brigade - Jeepers Jamboree July 29th - Thursday:


We will need 10-20 (total) volunteers

Rock will be hand loaded by 6-10 volunteers, into 5 gallon buckets at the Log Landing on 14N05, and carried to the trail where they will be given to TLCA Rubithon Participants as they pass Ellis Creek.

2-4 Volunteers will be stationed at the incised section of Walker Hill. Take the buckets from every other participant vehicle and dump into the incised section of trail evenly.

2-4 Volunteers will be stationed at the Big right turn at Winter Camp. They will take the remaining buckets from Participants and dump it into the incised section of trail evenly.

Through Radio contact, when the last of the participants pass, the buckets will be loaded and returned to Ellis Creek Log Landing.


Bucket Brigade - Jeepers Jamboree July 29th - Thursday:


We will need 10-20 (total) volunteers

Rock will be hand loaded by 6-10 volunteers, into 5 gallon buckets at the Log Landing on 14N05, and carried to the trail where they will be given to TLCA Rubithon Participants as they pass Ellis Creek.

2-4 Volunteers will be stationed at the incised section of Walker Hill. Take the buckets from every other participant vehicle and dump into the incised section of trail evenly.

2-4 Volunteers will be stationed at the Big right turn at Winter Camp. They will take the remaining buckets from Participants and dump it into the incised section of trail evenly.

Through Radio contact, when the last of the participants pass, the buckets will be loaded and returned to Ellis Creek Log Landing.



Wentworth Springs to Inter tie Intersection Drainage WORKDAY - August 21


We will need 100 volunteers

This project will be centered around the California Geological Survey map. Eldorado County DOT will be defining the work to be done. At present there are 20-30 drainage structures noted on this 2 mile section of trail.

The ECDOT will be delivering the rock needed for this project.

Logs from Friends of Eldorado's Fitch Rantz project will be used to build the drainage structures.

The SEE Truck - our specialized Unimog will be on hand to do the digging of the drainage structures.

Our job will be to transport rock and logs to each of the identified sites, install the logs and rock and form the drainage structures.

We will need trailers to haul logs and rock, chainsaws to fit the logs into the ditches dug by the SEE Truck, shovels and digging bars to fine tune the structures.



Ellis Creek to Walker Hill Drainage WORKDAY - September 25



We will need 100 volunteers

This project will be centered around the California Geological Survey map. Eldorado County DOT will be defining the work to be done. At present there are 20-30 drainage structures noted on this 2 mile section of trail.

The ECDOT will be delivering the rock needed for this project.

Logs from Friends of Eldorado's Fitch Rantz project will be used to build the drainage structures.

The SEE Truck - our specialized Unimog will be on hand to do the digging of the drainage structures.

Our job will be to transport rock and logs to each of the identified sites, and install the logs and rock and form the drainage structures.

We will need trailers to haul logs and rock, chainsaws to fit the logs into the ditches dug by the SEE Truck, shovels and digging bars to fine tune the structures.


Walker Hill to Little Sluice Drainage Workday - Oct. 23


We will need 100 volunteers

This project will be centered around the California Geological Survey map. Eldorado County DOT will be defining the work to be done. At present there are 20-30 drainage structures noted on this 2 mile section of trail.

The ECDOT will be delivering the rock needed for this project.

Logs from Friends of Eldorado's Fitch Rantz project will be used to build the drainage structures.

The SEE Truck - our specialized Unimog will be on hand to do the digging of the drainage structures.

Our job will be to transport rock and logs to each of the identified sites, and install the logs and rock and form the drainage structures.

Oil Spill Clean up and Poo Party Clean up to be sponsored by the Pirates of the Rubicon

We will need trailers to haul logs and rock, chainsaws to fit the logs into the ditches dug by the SEE Truck, shovels and digging bars to fine tune the structures.


End of Year Volunteer Appreciation Party and Raffle

Oct 23rd after the Workday


This year we are going to have a Volunteer appreciation party on our last workday. All volunteers who have worked throughout the year will be invited. We will have food, MTA/4 Wheel Parts Wholesalers raffle, and live music. All volunteers will be entered into the raffle, you do not need to be present to win.


BUT WHO WOULD WANT TO MISS IT???

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The Next workday is right around the corner!!

Where: July 17/18 Tahoe side

Staging at Tahoe Side Staging area at 8:30 AM Saturday Morning

Finishing up our day at Rubicon Springs with Dinner being provided by the Jeeper Jamboree Cook Crew

Jobs:

Clear Drainage's as needed from staging area to Cadillac 6-8 folks 1
trailer

Install the Mother of all Water-bars on Cadillac at the "Big Turn"
10-15 folks - 2 Trailers

Harden Turn at Cadillac with rock 5-6 folks 1-2 trailers

Install Gabion Basket at the Sawtooth 6-8 folks 1-2 trailers

So total we will need 40-50 folks 5-7 trailers.

Please sign up asap so we can get our head count to the Cook Crew down
at the Springs.

Thanks in advance for your hard work and Support of the Rubicon Trail

If there is a specific job you want to sign up for, please specify that in the notes on the sign up sheet, and if you want to be assigned to a certain group or are coming with a group, specify that too!

Here is the link for sign ups!

Thank you!!! Bebe

 
 
 
 
 

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