Baker Lake

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/29/2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Baker Lake Trail

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Project Profile

  • Region: North Cascades
  • Experience: No Experience Needed
  • Ages: adults; 16–17 with guardian consent; 10–15 accompanied by a guardian
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Hike Length: 1–3 miles
  • Trip Type: Volunteer Trail Work Party
  • Trip Type: Day Trip
  • Project Type: Log-out

Project Description

Recent wind events and winter conditions have brought down dozens of trees across the trail that travels the east side of Baker Lake on the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Our experienced Crew Leaders will work with volunteers to continue to reopen this popular year-round section of PNT.

Crew Leaders and other Region 6 USFS Certified Sawyers will use chainsaws to buck trees, but they can use all the help they can get in moving the cut sections and brushing the corridor. There may also be opportunities to use crosscut saws for folks with less experience.

Participants will meet at the Baker Lake Trailhead and work north. They must have a daypack, lunch, water, long pants, long sleeves and boots.

We will meet at the Baker Lake Trailhead at 9:00am, have a quick safety chat and then get to work clearing the trail of logs both large and small. Take lunch on the banks of beautiful Baker Lake and then work until about 3:00pm.

This event is great for both seasoned trail stewards and folks with minimal experience!


Project Details
  • PNTA Last Worked Here: 2021
  • Project Leader: Sterling Collins-Hill
  • Trip Timeup to 6 hrs + drive time
  • Hike Distance: up to 5 miles round trip
  • Spots Available: 10
  • Cost: Free
Other Location Info
  • Land Manager: Mt. Baker-Snoqulamie National Forest — Mt. Baker Ranger District
  • Rendezvous Point: Bake Lake Trailhead
  • Staging Area: NA
  • Camping: Camping is not included with this event but may be available at Baker Lake
  • 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 TRAIL WORK PARTY

First-Time Volunteers

  1. Sign Up: Get email updates about events from PNTA (optional)
  2. Find a Work Party: Search our calendar for events that match your interests
  3. Register: Enroll as volunteer and apply to join an upcoming trail work party
  4. Get Confirmation: A PNTA representative will contact you to confirm your registration and provide you with more information.

Returning Volunteers

  1. Find a Work Party: Search our calendar for events that match your interests
  2. Register: Apply to join an upcoming trail work party
  3. Get Confirmation: A PNTA representative will contact you to confirm your registration and provide you with more information.
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