Rattlesnake Crossing Scouting

Rattlesnake Crossing Scouting

hiker4evr . Posted in Slider, Trailcrew 26

Forest: Sierra
Ranger Unit: High Sierra Ranger District
Wilderness Area: Ansel Adams
Trip Date: July 8, 2017
Start TH & End TH: Portal Forebay Trail 27E44
Trip Stats:

Volunteers Attended:

  • Wayne S.
  • Lori P.

Next Steps:

Wilderness Corps will be scheduling a trip to clear out all the trees on this trail (Starting in September 2017) to where it connects with the TST. Lori P. is planning on going with another person and they will take an overnight backpack to scout out the sections of trail above Portuguese Flat up to the Rattlesnake TH and the section down to the Crossing and up the switchbacks on the other side of the San Joaquin River.

Wilderness Corps

Trail 27E44, Ansel Adams Wilderness

Trail 27E44, Sierra National Forest, Wilderness Corps

Trail 27E44, Sierra National Forest, Big Fat Rottin Tree

Wilderness Corps

Trail 27E44, Ansel Adams Wilderness

Wilderness Corps

Trail 27E44, Athena (the dog) is looking for some shade!

Wilderness Corps, Ansel Adams Wilderness

Trail 27E44

Trail 27E44 to Portuguese Flat

Trail 27E44 to Portuguese Flat

Wilderness Corps

A serious mess on Trail 27E44 in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

hiker4evr

Todd Brockman is one of the founders of Wilderness Corps. He came up with the idea while on Trail Crew in the Los Padres National Forest. He has been backpacking just about all his life. Todd Brockman was a Trail Crew Leader for the Ventnana Wilderness Alliance and was a Volunteer Wilderness Steward in the Los Padres National Forest for 2 years. Todd then volunteered as Weekend Wilderness Ranger for the 2013 season in the Sierra National Forrest. Todd’s is involved with many organizations that promote Wilderness Stewardship from Washington D.C. to the local level. Todd is an IT Professional however, Todd says the best job ever would be to part of the solitude of the Wilderness.

Quick Links

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Wilderness Permits

Wilderness Permits are required for the Golden Trout , Dinkey Lakes, Dome Land, South Sierra, John Muir and Ansel Adams Wilderness areas. Please get a Wilderness Permit if you plan on an overnight excursion in one of these spectacular areas.