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[workhike] To the clubroom, to sharpen tools · Tuesday, June 14th

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Organized by: Lea Zhecheva.

Start: Tuesday, Jun. 14th, 7:30 pm
End: Tuesday, Jun. 14th, 9:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: N/A MAP


After making an inventory of all our tools, it seems that if they're not brand new, they're really dull. Now, if you trail build even just a little bit, you get a distinct appreciation for tools that are sharp and unbroken and it's so satisfying using them that I can only hope all trailbuilders get to experience this joy and make it their un-stated habit to sharpen all dull tools they come upon almost OCD-like for good back karma all around. 

I'll be in the clubroom a few hours after Carly's gear hours to sharpen tools. I could sure use help, hence the 'trip'. If you want to learn what all the tools we have are and what they're used for, and what they're Not used for, this is a pretty good time to do that. If you have aspirations of becoming a trail builder, or a wildland firefighter, or a park ranger/operator/warden, probably it's a good idea to come. It'd count as a workhike allowing you to borrow gear if that's what you want it to be.

If you have a file, you should bring it. Otherwise you might not be very useful, and I might ask you to saw through wood so that we can see just *how* dull the bow saws are.

Posted: 2016-05-30 23:03:00
Last modified: 2018-10-21 00:29:34