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Friday, June 1, 2012

Cumberland Trail Help Needed - Tony

Hello,
June 9-17, the CTC will be building a bridge across Cave Branch and doing other trail maintenance in the Cumberland Trail’s New River segment. I am emailing to see if anyone can volunteer to help. We will be camping in the area but if you can come for a day or several days that would be great. If you can make it just reply to this email. Also, the CTC has the events below scheduled for the fall of this year. September 20-23, 2012: The Southeastern Foot Trails Coalition is holding their Biannual conference this year at Fall Creek Falls in Pikeville, TN , visit www.southeastfoottrails.com for further details

September 29-October 3, 2012: volunteers needed to help with trail maintenance in the Cumberland Trail’s Tennessee River Gorge segment in Hamilton County, TN. The work would include the removal of fallen trees, cutting back vegetation, and updating trail markers. Volunteers can help for 1 day or multiple days. This work would be in preparation for the Rock Creek’s 50k Stump Jump trail race, please visit www.rockcreek.com/stumpjump.rco for more information about the race. Please contact the CTC to register for this event and further details, cumberlandtrail@rocketmail.com, www.cumberlandtrail.org or 931-456-6259.

October 5-14, 2012: Chattanooga’s River Rocks event, please visit www.riverrockschattanooga.com/ for more information about this event.

October 8-12, 2012: Cumberland Trail’s New River section, in Campbell, Scott, and Morgan Counties, TN, volunteers needed to help with trail maintenance. This would include the removal of fallen trees, cutting back vegetation, and updating trail markers. This is in preparation for the Knoxville Track Club’s Cumberland Trail 50k trail race. Please contact the CTC to register for this event and further details, cumberlandtrail@rocketmail.com, www.cumberlandtrail.org or 931-456-6259.

October 13, 2012: Cumberland Trail 50k, Cove Lake State Park, please visit www.cumberlandtrailraces.com/CumberlandTrail50k/HOME for further details.

October 19-21, 2012: backpack on the Cumberland Trail’s New River segment, this strenuous 40-mile hike will be from the Cross Mountain trailhead (top of Cross Mountain) south, to the visitor center at Frozen Head State Park. This hike is for experienced backpackers only, limited to 10 hikers, and will involve a shuttle. Participates are at the hike leader’s discretion. For more information, contact the hike leader, Tony Hook at tony.hook@frontiernet.net or 931-456-6259.

November 3, 2012: first bi-annual Cumberland Trail Conference membership meeting, the CTC’s Cumberland Trail Day will be held at the Dogwood Lodge in Soddy Daisy, TN. Open to all members of the CTC and invited guest, this will be a day of hikes, a potluck dinner, and an awards ceremony. There are accommodations for those waiting to stay overnight. Please contact the CTC to register for this event and further details, cumberlandtrail@rocketmail.com, www.cumberlandtrail.org or 931-456-6259.

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