|A week-and-a-half prior, assessing one area to be "trail blazed" (8/13/12).|
|Water, fruit, shovels, rakes, and other necessities are loaded onto the Gator.|
|The initial clearing of large debris took longer than anticipated.|
|The dedicated support of other Boy Scouts was key to making progress.|
|One of the troop's leaders is a forester could assist with downing trees and brush.|
|Having a professional volunteer to cut larger brush and trees proved very valuable.|
|The large embedded stones at the opening of the second trail proved a challenge; |
but not one that couldn't be handled by the Scouts!
|Greg's stepbrother (my son, Jack) and father, Steve, also came out to aid with the project!|
|There was no shortage of carrying to be done, at least until the path was |
cleared enough to bring the Gator in for loading.
|Progress? Yes. Near completion? Uh... not even close!|
|A teammate of Greg's from the school Crew team also came to offer his expertise.|
|Removal of root work that could harm the horse's who would be |
walking the trails made for some interesting digging.
|A third opening is made on the s-shaped trail one.|
|Given the task of working together the Scouts made huge progress!|
|What isn't visible in this 2D image is the uneven nature of the trail.|
|One of MANY dirt drops in our future over two days.|
|Felled trees are used to border trail one.|
|To be |