Meredith Printz meredith at missoulacommunityfoundation.org
Thu Jun 25 09:23:01 EDT 2015


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Meredith Printz
Executive Director
(406) 552-7347

On Jun 24, 2015, at 10:24 PM, Valerie Aerni via Missoula-Community-News <missoula-community-news at bigskynet.org> wrote:

> Enjoy the beauty of the northern Rockies and help protect public wildlands.  Volunteers needed for summer field projects and wild country exploration.  Please join experienced leaders for weekend trips in the Great Burn and surrounding roadless backcountry.  We will be monitoring weeds, wildlife, trail conditions, signs, and other information critical to the understanding and management of northern Rockies wildlands.  Backcountry experience is helpful but not necessary.  There will be a brief, mandatory pre-trip meeting before each excursion.
> Choose from eight backcountry adventures:
> June 27-28 
>    Explore the heart of the proposed Great Burn Wilderness    from Fish Creek. 
> Difficulty: Moderate 
> Total mileage: 14
> July 3-5 
> Spend your holiday weekend following Straight Creek to a beautiful waterfall. 
> Difficulty:  Moderate
> Total mileage: 10
> July 10-12 
> Soak up lakes, meadows, and old cedar groves on a trip to Goose Lake.
> Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
> Total mileage: 12
> July 24-26 
> Cool off in peaceful, cliff-bordered Kid Lake after a scenic ridge walk.
> Difficulty:  Moderate
> Total mileage: 10
> August 1-2 
> Hike and relax at the Oregon Lakes among huckleberries and great fishing.
> Difficulty: Mild 
> Total mileage: 5*
> August 14-16 
> Enjoy Fish Lake, the largest in the area, with options to day hike to a scenic ridge. 
> Difficulty: Moderate
> Total mileage: 8 (with option for 12)
> August 22-23 
> Hike into Lost Lake, a remote glacial cirque near the Idaho border. 
> Difficulty: Strenuous
> Total mileage: 10*
> August 29-30 
> Enjoy a stunning view of both ID and MT from the Stateline Trail via Heart Lake. 
> Difficulty: Moderate
> Total mileage: 10*
> *These trips co-sponsored by the Montana Wilderness Association.
>  All locations subject to change depending on weather and other circumstances.
> For more information, please contact Drew Lefebvre: (207) 450-­‐4969 ordrew.lefebvre at gmail.com. Dates and locations are listed below.  Trip routes subject to change depending on conditions encountered.  Total Trail Miles are approximate. 
> These trips are sponsored by GBSG, the National Forest Foundation, the Cinnabar Foundation, the LEAW Family Foundation and other partners. 
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