Trip Leader: David K. Robert P, Stephen C, Boon H, David.
This trip was part of the Buckeye Trail Project, running through the Winter of 2003-2004.
Brushing, treading and restoring a lost switchback between Cruickshank Ridge and the junction with the Cruickshank Trail.
Trail clear to Cruickshank Trail
Most of the work was spent restoring a two switchbacks lost for many years.
We stayed at the remote Outer Cruickshank Camp, convenient to a poison oak surrounded spring, where Boon had stashed a dozen beers...very welcome after a day's work! The whole Cruickshank area is an obvious archeological site, the soil is about 50% oyster shells.
The hike in was enlivened by a bee attack at Lower Cruickshank Camp...one person got stung, I managed to swat the bee that got tangled in my hair.
Clear and pleasant
Map of trailwork location and route detail maps, route in fuchsia and blue
Detailed Map (157K)
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