2nd Pine Mountain
Backcountry Trail Day on May 12th
VOLUNTEERS FOR YOUR SUPPORT THIS YEAR
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May 12, 2012, Ini-To Lodge #324 Order of the Arrow will host the second Pine
Mountain Backcountry Trail Day in celebration of American Hiking Society’s
annual National Trails Day.® The event will be held starting from the Family
Pavilion at the
Flint River Adventure Area,
Gerald I Lawhorn Scouting Base, 1166 Dripping
Rock Road, Molena, GA from 8am to 3pm.
Volunteering is open
to all adults and children accompanying their parents or Scout leaders.
Guide to Safe Scouting rules including Youth Protection Guidelines apply to
all participants. Volunteers will sign a hold-harmless agreement
and are requested to pre-register at http://www.flintrivercouncil.org/
or at our
PMBC Facebook page.
Trail Volunteers may
hike or mountain bike on the newly established
Mountain Backcountry trail system to help clear fallen debris,
smooth out trail ruts, paint trail blazes and enjoy the beauty of Moss Falls and
the Flint River. T.R.A.I.L. Boss
volunteers will guide all trail projects. Opportunities are also available
for troops/crew to clear backcountry
campsites, and community naturalists to support biological surveys.
bring their own trail tools such as rakes, shovels, hand saws, chain saws and gloves.
Paint kits for trail blazing will be provided. Don't leave for a
backcountry adventure without these basic items. THE 10 ESSENTIALS are items
every outdoor adventurer should include in his or her pack, along with
wearing suitable clothing. Food and drinks are not provided at this event.
Pocketknife or multipurpose tool.
Flashlight with extra batteries.
and fire starter.
protection and sunglasses.
Hiking Society’s National Trails Day (NTD), an annual trail awareness program,
is an opportunity to celebrate the 200,000+ miles of outdoor trails in our
county. Take part in an effort to promote healthy living, protect green space,
educate adults and youth on the importance of trails, and instill excitement for
the outdoors. For more information about the National Trail Day movement or to
plan your support to other NTD events, visit http://www.americanhiking.org/NTD.aspx
Ini-To Lodge is composed of Order of the Arrow members
who are registered