Wild Arizona weekend of tenting, mountain climbing, and path mapping


TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – The Coronado National Forest (CNF) is hosting a weekend event featuring trail maps, hiking, camping and sign installation.

The event will take place from Friday 16th December to Sunday 18th December.

Hikers will traverse the trail in the Galiuro Wilderness to identify and map user-developed trails and install multiple Wilderness Boundary signs.

CNF says they will hike up to 4 miles a day to get to work areas.

If you want to sign up using the online Google form.

What to bring:

  • day bag/backpack
  • Bottled water (3 liters per day)
  • Food: Breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner (one dinner for the group is offered free of charge)
  • Long sleeve shirt, long pants, sunglasses/goggles and closed-toe shoes are mandatory for volunteering
  • Rain jacket and extra layers
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat
  • Personal camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, pad, headlamp, plate/bowl/utensils, toiletries, etc.)
  • Fun stuff (hammock, frisbee, guitar, etc.)

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