Maintain the Sterling Mine Ditch with Us! Nov 14, 2015

Come join us to help maintain the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail.  Great views, lovely woods and an easy flat hike 4 miles out and back.  We may split into two groups, hiking in from both trailheads.

WhenNovember 14th– Saturday   8:30 AM – 1:30 PM (includes lunch provided by SUTA)

Where  Meet at Deming Trailhead off of Sterling Creek Road at 8:30AM.   The turn off for the Deming Trailhead is near the 9 mile mark on Sterling Creek Road onto the Deming/Armstrong BLM road (small Sterling Mine Ditch Trail sign on right side of Sterling Creek Road).  Take BLM road  to “T” and turn left, drive 9/10s of a mile up to the Deming Trailhead. For detailed driving direction visit click here.

What:  Brushing and tread work along the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail from Deming to Armstrong Trailhead. (Flat 3-4 mile hike flat round-trip)

What to Bring:   Wear comfortable hiking or work boots, dress in layers and bring gloves.  If you have them, please bring loppers, a pruning saw or a tread tool such as a Pulaski, grubber, or sturdy shovel.  Bring water and whatever special snacks you like.  SUTA supplies additional trail tools, the delicious mid-morning SUTA snacks as well as lunch.

RSVP:  If you plan to come, please email SUTAoregoncontact@gmail.com so we can plan the work party and food!  Thank you

The dates for this year’s trail work parties are one Saturday each month:

  • Dec 12, 2015
  • Jan 23, 2016                                                     
  • Feb 20, 2016
  • March 19, 2016
  • April 16, 2016 

Details on location, time, and gear sent a few weeks before each work party.

We look forward to seeing you out on the trail

and on a work party!

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