Trail Clearing Trip #2: August 1 – 10, 2015
Cleared trail from the Muddy Water River to Sheep Creek Airstrip – 30 km

Cleared through 2007 burn to Cote Creek and up Surprise Pass – 30 km

Sub Total – 60 km
Trail Clearing Trip #3: September 2015
Trail Clearing and Infrastructure Improvement Initiatives: Cleared trail from the Mt. Stearn Summit, across to the headwaters of Davey and Eaton Creek and down Mount Stearn to the Gravel Pit on the Sulphur Gates Road. Total Distance – 25 km

Sub Total – 25 km

TOTAL TRAILS CLEARED – 158 KM
Trail Clearing in Willmore Willmore Wilderness Park
Trip #1: Day One

Packing and Trailing to Kvass Flats

Packing up at the Sulphur Gates Staging Area and trailing the outfit to Kvass Flats in Willmore Wilderness Park. This is the first of three trail clearing initiatives in 2015,
Trip #1: Day One
Trip #1: Day Two

Images of Kvass Flats

These photos were taken around Kvass Flats, in the Willmore Wilderness Park.
Trip #1: Day Two
Trip #1: Day Three

Trail clearing up Mt. Stearn

Thanks to the trail clearing staff which included Bazil Leonard, Ali Klassen, Lance Wanyandie, Payton Hallock and Susan Feddema-Leonard
Trip #1: Day Three
Trip #1: Day Four & Five

Clearing up the Smoky, and up into the burn on Copenhagen Hill

There was a burn on the Smoky River, west of the Muddy Water River in 2002. Annual trail restoration is necessary in order to keep this section of the open.
Trip #1: Day Four & Five
Trip #1: Day Six

Images of Camp Life

We said goodbye to Payton Hallock who left the trail crew in order to go back to town
Trip #1: Day Six
Trip #1: Day Seven

Moving into the Jackpine to clear trails

There was a burn on the Jackpine River in 2007. The trail is in need of regular rehabilitation.
Trip #1: Day Seven
Trip #1: Day Eight

Clearing Trail from Bazil Creek up to the Continental Divide

This section of trail needs rehabilitation in order to keep the Continental Divide Trail open. More work needs to be done on the upper Bazil Creek section of the trail.
Trip #1: Day Eight
Trip #1: Day Nine

Lance Wanyandie and his porcupine

Enjoying the traditions and culture of the Alberta Rockies – porcupine for supper.
Trip #1: Day Nine
Trip #1: Day Ten

From the Jackpine River to Kvass Flats

Enjoying a restored trail back to Kvass Flats.
Trip #1: Day Ten
Trip #1: Day Eleven

Packin’ up to go home to Grande Cache

Time to re-supply.
Trip #1: Day Eleven
Trip #2: Trail Clearing

Trail Clearing Trip #2 – August 1 to 10, 2015.

This album details some of the experiences, country and staff that participated in the clearing to Upper Sheep Creek and the Continental Divide.
Trip #2: Trail Clearing
Trip #3: Trail Clearing

Willmore Wilderness Fall Colors & Trail Clearing – September 2015.

The Beauty of the fall colors were evident as we finished clearing trail from the height of land on Mt. Stearn, at the headwaters of Davey Creek, down to the Gravel Pit on the Sulphur Gates Road
Trip #3: Trail Clearing