Back Country Horsemen of Calif. Trailer Sign

GDETF will be joining BCHC for a combined work party, Friday April 21st, and BCHC Packing Clinic on Saturday April 22nd! Please join us!!! There will be plenty to do to clean up after the storms. There are also downed trees that will need to be cut up and moved out of the campground. More details >>.Continue Reading

Working the back hoe

Thank you to the wonderful GDETF volunteers who showed up for the April work party weekend. We got so much done: 4 new pens installed (cemented and welded in), replaced missing and broken campsite markers, cleaned out the fire rings, installed 6 tons of rock for the dumpster ramps, andContinue Reading

2022 February Work Party Team members

Absolutely fantastic turnout for our work party. 3 tractors, several sawyers, and a monster chipper! We must have moved at least 100 rounds out of the campsite along with neverending piles of slash! The Silver Loop trail was cleared of any impassable logs and pesky brush.Continue Reading

featured image - chainsawer at work

One positive during this pandemic is that we were able to get a lot accomplished during the closures. The Balderston staging area has been cleaned up with blackberry and downed trees removed. The trail between this staging area and Dru Barner has been trimmed. Being a squeaky wheel has paidContinue Reading

Trash removal & bathroom clean - before and after.

January-February, 2019 — Thank you to GDETF Members Monte and Curt Kruger who cleaned up and hauled away the garbage around the bathrooms at Cronan and Magnolia staging areas during the Federal Government shutdown. Sometimes we have to reach beyond our mission of “trail work” and step in where theContinue Reading

Woman next to unassembled pipe fencing.

December 12, 2018 — Thank you to the GDETF volunteers who worked several days cleaning up Dru Barner and repairing and installing new pipe corrals.Continue Reading