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  • I've written before on this subject. It's something we all should squeeze a weekend in once a year. Not only because the trail needs it, but you need it to. It is just an awesome thing to actually be part of the trail besides just using it. We all know the feeling when we've participated in a job well done. Last year Overload and I walked alot in Mass, so we joined a work party up there. This year I've been on the NY/NJ trail 3 times and plan to wrap it up, so when LI hiker put the RPH thread up, Overload and I packed the Fish car and headed down.....but first OV made 2 cheesecakes. I just love the look on a hiker when they discover a fresh brownie cheesecake is for dessert that nite.
    So Saturday morning I headed off with the stair building crew and Overload stayed at the shelter and did jobs around it. They dug and put up a trail kiosk, weeded the perrennial garden, painted the porch. I moved boulders. I was put with a team from the NY/NJ trail Conference Technical building crew.… [Read More]