Trail Projects planned near Sula, Montana
MT. – Bitter Root Back Country Horsemen (BBCH) and the Bitterroot National
Forest are partnering on several projects to help clean and maintain trails and
sites on the Sula Ranger District. The projects are scheduled to begin
this Saturday, July 27th and run through Monday, July 29th.
group will do general trail maintenance including clearing blow down, cleaning
water bars and ditches and general trail repairs on Buck Creek Trail #198
between the East Fork Trail and the Continental Divide. Volunteers will
also clear and make repairs to Johnson Peak Trail #435 from the McCart Lookout
to the Continental Divide. The public should be on alert and watch out for
volunteer work crews and stock on these trails.
group will also be working on numerous improvement projects around the East Fork
Guard Station including repairing corrals and fences, cleaning out barns, and
building and installing a new pump cover.
more information, contact project leader Tim Peterson at (406) 381-2054 or visit
was established more than 30 years ago and was one of the first chapters in the
nation. Their goal is to ensure that stock users can continue to access
backcountry and wilderness trails. The club annually contributes over 600
personal hours and 425 stock hours on projects, most on the National Forest,
that create significant benefits for all trail users and for the natural
in touch with the Bitterroot National Forest through www.twitter.com/BitterrootNF
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