Abercrombie Mountain

6-14 Flume Creek Trail

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/14/2021 - 06/15/2021
7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Metaline, WA

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Project Profile
  • Region: Northeast Washington
  • Experience: No Experience Needed
  • Ages: adults; 16–17 with guardian consent
  • Difficulty: Difficult (due to hike length)
  • Hike Length: over 6 miles
  • Trip Type: Volunteer Trail Work Party
  • Trip Type: Day Trip(s), Multi-day
  • Project Type: Log Out, Brush Out, Tread Work

 


Project Description

The Flume Creek Trail approaches the summit of iconic Abercrombie Mountain from the east and makes up part of the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail. Volunteer to help get the trail in shape for PNT thru-hikers and other visitors this season.

Volunteer “swampers” will work with PNTA sawyers, rolling log rounds and removing cut branches from the trail corridor. We can also spot maintain the tread, clear drains, and prune back brush along the way.

No trail crew experience is necessary for this event. The PNTA provides tools, personal protective equipment, and training. Just bring yourself, your daypack, and a thirst for a rewarding day on the trail! 

Crew leaders work on the trail for the duration of the trip, but volunteer crew members are free to participate for as long as they like.

See Resources (below) for Frequently Asked Questions and daypack recommendations.

 


Project Details
  • PNTA Last Worked Here: 2020
  • Project Leader: Kristin Ackerman
  • Trail Crew Leader/s: TBD
  • Trip Time: up to 8+ hrs daily, + drive time
  • Hike Distance: up to 7.5 miles round trip
  • Spots Available: 4
  • Cost: Free
Other Location Info
  • Land Manager: Colville National Forest — Sullivan Lake Ranger District
  • Rendezvous Point: Metaline Mini Mart
  • Staging Area: NA
  • Camping: Camping is available with PNTA staff at a dispersed, undeveloped site near Sullivan Lake. Multiple developed campgrounds (pay-to-stay) are available nearby.
  • Directions: See Location for directions
 

Volunteer Resources

Please note, all work party projects are subject to change. Unfortunately, sometimes the weather and other unforeseen circumstances may cause us to cancel or reschedule an event. If we make any changes to an event after you have registered, we will contact you as soon as possible with new information.

HOW TO JOIN A WORK PARTY

  1. Find a Work Party:  Visit our calendar to find projects on your favorite part of the trail
  2. Register:  Enroll as a volunteer — then apply to join a trail work party
  3. Get Confirmation:  A PNTA representative will contact you to confirm your registration and provide more information.

RESOURCES

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