Trail work reports archive

Browsing Archive: May, 2014

5/7 to 5/17

Posted by Scott Crellin on Sunday, May 18, 2014,
Lots to do on and for the trail this time of year!  On May 7, Dave Capron and I (along with other park staff) went down to Anza Borrego for annual training in the application of herbicide.  We staved off hunger on the long drive from Paso Picacho to the desert with an ample supply of donuts.  

On May 11, I went for a loop hike from the school camp up Harvey Moore and back around on Dyar Spring to check out the conditions on the HM switcbacks, etc.  The trail is in great shape, but this was bef...

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4/23 to 5/3

Posted by Scott Crellin on Sunday, May 4, 2014,
Another trail work day, another bunch of dead ceanothus..... Yes, spring has sprung and apparently immediately transitioned to the dead of summer.  So, here is the latest news:

On April 23, Ken McIntyre, Phil Anthony and I hiked up the West Mesa trail and on to Burnt Pine in order to remove a very large oak that had fallen and blocked the trail.  Mac did some masterful work with the chainsaw to remove the oak.  We also did some trimming back of ceanothus in the area so that trail should be qui...

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