Rock and gravel moved with the aid of a high-line

Last Saturday’s session was low on volunteers, but this was somewhat offset by the use of a high-line rigging for moving rock and gravel directly downhill from the access road to the trail where it was needed. This eliminated a half mile or so of manual wheelbarrow labor making the transportation of the rock much faster and easier.

Jim Thompson, a videographer from Anacortes, came out and shot some footage of the trail building in action. Here he’s filming Art Tuftee, our high-line expert.

Here the crew is loading up the power carrier.

Thanks to everyone who turned out. Would be great to have you join us again.

Published by Jim "JT" Taylor

Jim "JT" Taylor is a founding member and Executive Director of Skagit Trail Builders. JT is an avid mountain cyclist, retired snowboarder, and IPA enthusiast. He believes that trails and community access to green space are essential for people and neighborhoods to thrive!

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