Our Long Term Trail Crews will be completing technical trail work on the Continental Divide Trail and several of the Colorado Fourtenners. Much of this work will be in remote backcountry settings.
Each crew consists of 6 members and 2 leaders. Crews work and camp for 9 days at a time in front country and back country locations in all types of weather conditions. Schedules may vary but generally are 9 days on and 5 days off. Our long term crews perform technical trail work in remote settings, with the possibility of being in the backcountry for around 15 days at a time. Crews camp the entirety of the days on and throughout the entire season. Housing is not provided by SCC for the time off. SCC crews work in a variety of national forests, national parks, and on other public lands throughout the Southwest. Crews prepare all their own meals and work together as a group to complete all the necessary camp chores.
Dates: May 28th, 2018 – October 26th (Durango); November 9th (Salida), 2018 (possibility for extension to Thanksgiving)
Description: Full Time, Temporary, Residential Program for summer and fall lasting 23 weeks
Living Stipend: $275/week
AmeriCorps Award: AmeriCorps members are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program $1500-$2900 (Depending on hours completed)
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