Must see: Kalmiopsis

Must see: Kalmiopsis

Tucked deep in Oregon’s southwest pocket is a mysterious wilderness defined by wild and scenic rivers, rare botany, and rugged mountains unlike anything in the Pacific Northwest. Volunteer your way through the Kalmiopsis May 24 – 29, 2017.

13 MAY 2017 | BROOKINGS, ORE. — You have your opportunity to volunteer your way 26 miles through the Kalmiopsis Wilderness this May 24 – 29. Volunteers will be busy hiking, cutting downed trees, and clipping brush.

We provide leadership, transportation, tools, and safety gear. You provide your time and a can do attitude. Email or call 541-708-2056 for more details and to sign up.

The crew gets dropped off at Babyfoot Lake (about 1.5 hours from Grants Pass, Ore.)…

From there, hike along razor ridges…108_3238.JPG
…and drop down to the Chetco River at Carter Creek confluence…100_5836.JPG00001 (1).jpg

Work along the Chetco for a few days…100_5309.JPG



and make your way to Box Canyon:stefchet.jpg

Then ascend to high country botanical areas peppered by rare flowers…100_2531.JPG

Catch views as far as the Pacific…DSCN0624.JPG

And get picked up at Vulcan Lake Trailhead on Memorial Day:IMG_1832.JPG
Siskiyou Mountain Club will buy lunch in Brookings before we head back. The trip is free. The work is hard. Email or call 541-708-2056 for details and to sign up.