Pasayten Wilderness Long Draw Basecamp

7-9 E Pasayten Wilderness Backcountry Trip

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/09/2021 - 07/14/2021
All Day

Location
Disappointment & Goodenough THs

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Project Profile
  • Region: The Okanogan, Pasayten Wilderness
  • Experience: Experience Recommended
  • Ages: adults; 16–17 with guardian consent
  • Difficulty: Difficult (due to hike length)
  • Hike Length: over 6 miles
  • Trip Type: Drop-in Work Party, Backcountry Trip
  • Trip Type: Multi-day
  • Project Type: Tread Work

 


Project Description

Volunteer to restore the PNT between Goodenough Peak and Horseshoe Basin in the Pasayten Wilderness. This section of the trail was impacted by wildfire in 2015 and could use your help.

Our crew will backpack in approximately four miles to a dispersed camp site near Long Draw trail then spend several days repairing and preventing tread erosion.

Please note, this backcountry Drop-in Work Party is suitable for volunteers with previous experience. 

Drop-in volunteers make a difference by working alongside PNTA Performance Crews. PNTA staff work on site for the duration of the event, but volunteers are welcome to participate for as long as they like.

The PNTA provides tools, personal protective equipment, and training. Just bring yourself, your daypack, and a thirst for a rewarding day on the trail. See Resources (below) for Frequently Asked Questions and daypack recommendations.

This trip may be pack supported by our partners with the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington.

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


Other Ways to Volunteer

Pack support volunteers— people and/or stock animals—are welcome! These volunteers will help move tools and supplies in and out of our backcountry “spike camp,” so the crew can direct more of their energy towards trail work.


 

Project Details
  • PNTA Last Worked Here: 2019
  • Project Leader: Kristin Ackerman
  • Trail Crew Leader/s: TBD
  • Trip Time: up to 8+ hrs daily, + drive time
  • Hike Distance: up to 6 miles round trip
  • Spots Available: 4
  • Cost: Free
Other Location Info
  • Land Manager: Colville National Forest — Tonasket Ranger District
  • Rendezvous Point: Long Draw Trailhead (Disappointment Creek)
  • Staging Area: Goodenough Trailhead
  • Camping: Volunteers may camp with PNTA staff at a dispersed, undeveloped campsite near the trailhead, or nearby semi-developed (pay-to-stay) campgrounds
  • 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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