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Trailbuilder Fred Rice has posted write-ups and photos for various workdays in the San Gabriels. View here

Mount Islip Trail Big Cienaga Trail
August 17, 2013 - Working on Islip Ridge and Big Cienega trails in the Crystal Lake basin
To view description and more photos of the day See Dan's Hiking Blog

Hawkins Ridge Trail Hawkins Ridge Trail
October 6, 2012 - Working on Hawkins Ridge Trail
To view description and more photos of the day See Dan's Hiking Blog

Crystal Lake deadfall removal October 2, 2011 - Crystal Lake basin - Work crew following a day of removing deadfalls from Mt. Hawkins truck trail blocking vehicle access to Windy Gap Trail

To view description and more photos of the day See Dan's Hiking Blog


John Seales Bridge over Laurel Gulch
John Seales Bridge
May 15, 2009 - Building the John Seales Bridge over Laurel Gulch on East Fork Trail, San Gabriel River. The heavily used trail hosts thousands of hikers annually en route to the legendary Bridge to Nowhere.
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North Fork Access Trail April 7, 2007 - Working on the North Fork Access Trail - Two young Trailbuilders grade tread on the freshly honed-out trail providing access from Hwy. 39 to the San Gabriel River.

Trailbuilder Fred Rice has posted write-ups and photos for various workdays in the San Gabriels.
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Photo by Fred Rice

Trib Logo Featured in the News: San Gabriel Valley Tribune front-page story, "Excuse our dust: Volunteers work together to clean up forest trails" Read article

San Gabriel Mountains Trailbuilders leads a National Trail Days event at Crystal Lake. Below is one of the photos featured in the Tribune's online Photo Gallery "Experience Your Outdoors".
National Trail Days
About 250 people meet prior to clearing trails in the Crystal Lake area, including the Lost Ridge Trail at about 6,000 feet high in the San Gabriel Mountains in the Angeles National Forest during the National Trails Day "Experience Your Outdoors" event on Saturday June 3, 2006 in the mountains north of Azusa, California. (Staff Photo by Raul Roa)
Front page story in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Sunday, June 4, 2006. Photo and caption appeared the online photo Gallery.

National Trails Days 06 June 3, 2006 - National Trail Days - More than 250 volunteers attended NTD event at Crystal Lake.

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Photos by Raul Roa, San Gabriel Valley Tribune Staff Photographer
NTD


Icehouse
Photo from 2-6-06 shows the completed project.

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Icehouse Canyon - For more than a year, ending in March 2006, we expended our efforts in removing a bridge in Icehouse Canyon and replacing it with gabion baskets.

Photos from the July 2, 2005 work day:
Photo 1 - Assessing the task of removing the bridge
Photo 2 - Having completed the detour trail, we begin dismantling the bridge
Photo 3 - Dan Simpson poses for a snap shot
Photo 4 - We're now down to removing the I-beams
Photo 5 - The end of a day's work

Islip Ridge Workday June 20, 2004 - Contining to work on the Islip Ridge trail at Crystal Lake. This photo was taken at the same location as the group photo below.

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Islip Ridge

Trail Work at Crystal Lake

Trail Work at Crystal Lake November 15, 2003 - Part of the team refurbishing the Wanona Cut-off and Islip Ridge Trail in the Crystal Lake area. The weather was cold with dense clouds. The work was tiring, but rewarding. This will be the last work day in the high country for the season. Top photo: end of day. Bottom photo: getting ready to start the day.


Photos by John Seales of the U.S. Forest Service.



Little Jimmy 1 Little Jimmy 2 Little Jimmy 3 Little Jimmy 4
August 1, 2003 - Working with the Pacific Crest Trail Association removing a tree from a spur trail to Little Jimmy Spring. Photographs by Peter Harrison. Click on photos for large image.


Big Cienega 1 Big Cienega 2 Big Big Cienega 4
August 30, 2003 - Working on the Big Cienega Trail, joined by Boy Scout Troop 801 from Brea. Photographs by Dan Simpson. Click on photos for large image.


Wawona Cut-off Trail July 1995 - Working on the Wawona Cut-off trail above Crystal Lake. Photograph by Kirk Mueller.


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