2009 Maintenance Hours

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2009 MAINTENANCE HOURS

All trail maintenance hours need to be reported to Jim Reynolds at retiredjim@gmail.com.  This includes Georgia and North Carolina trails.  Please email Jim with the date, hours (including travel time), name of the trail, what state it is in, and what maintenance was done or what problems were found.  If there are any discrepancies in your reported hours, please contact Jim Reynolds.

MOUNTAIN HIGH HIKERS TRAIL MAINTENANCE HOURS AS OF DECEMBER 23, 2009 

SEE NOTE BELOW/HOURS/STATE

TOTAL HOURS

GA    NC      TOTAL

Ralph Aanensen #33,4,GA #38,9.5,NC #41,7.5,GA #43,4.5,GA #47,10,NC     16 19.5 35.5
Brian Blue #36,7,NC #37,8,GA           8 7 15
Guy Burger #5,5.5,NC #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #13,8,GA  #23,7.5,GA     19 8.5 27.5
Tony Bussolari #5;5.5;NC #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #8,6.5,NC       3.5 15 18.5
Jean Caputa 30a,7.5,NC #42,7.5,NC             15 15
Jim Cardinal #17,4,GA             4 0 4
Lynn Cardinal #17,4,GA             4 0 4
Jerry Carnes #30,8,GA             8 0 8
Don Chesebro #13,8,GA #18,8,NC #19,8.5,NC #25,9.5,NC #28,9,NC #30,8,GA #36,7,NC      
  Cheesbro #37,8,GA #38,9.5,NC #42,7.5,NC #43,4.5,GA #46,8,NC  #48,8.5,NC #50,5.5,GA 34 75.5 109.5
Virginia Clonts #17,4,GA #23,5.5,GA           9.5 0 9.5
Wes Clonts #17,4,GA #23,5.5,GA           9.5 0 9.5
Kirsi Cohen 4.5             4.5 0 4.5
Marsha Devine 4,GA             36 0 36
Tom Devine 4,GA             36 0 36
Jacob Dorn #38,9.5,NC               9.5 9.5

Jack

Dugger

#8,8,NC

#11,9,NC

#12,9,NC 

#2,1,NC 

#14,7.5,NC

#18,10.5,NC

#25,9.5,NC

 

  Dugger #30,8,GA #30a,7.5,NC #44,8.5,NC #46,6.5,NC #53,6,NC     8 78 86
Harold Dyer #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA           3.5 3 6.5
Frank Enesat #11,8,NC             0 8 8
Jake Ehrhart #38,9.5,NC #42,7.5,NC #50,5.5,GA         5.5 17 22.5
Wayne Hamilton #30,8,GA             8 0 8
Roland Hardee #12,9,NC             0 9 9
Barbara Hardee #36,7,NC               7 7
Brad Herala #30,8,GA             8 0 8
Arty Hodgson #13,8,GA #27,4,GA #31,2,NC         12 2 14
Gene Hodgson #13,8,GA #27,4,GA #31,2,NC         12 2 14
Jeff Hunter #22,10,NC #36,10,NC           0 20 20
Hugh Irvin #36,10,NC               10 10
Steven Jersey #8,6.5,NC #12,8,NC #13,8,GA #14,8.5,NC #15,6.5,NC #17,4.5,GA #18,10.5,NC      
  Jersey #18a,8,NC #19,8.5,NC #25,9.5,NC #30a,7.5,NC #36,7,NC #38,9.5,NC #39,3,NC      
  Jersey #40,1.5,GA #1,15,GA #2,14,NC #42,7.5,NC #44,8.5,NC #45,5.5,NC #46,6.5,NC      
  Jersey #56,8,GA             42.5 130 172.5
Ben Kennedy #17,4.5,GA #45,5.5,GA #51,1.5,GA #56,6,GA       17.5 0 17.5
Bert Kunze #16,5.5,GA #20,5,GA #26,7,GA #34,4,GA       21.5 0 21.5
Greg Lane #38,9.5,NC               9.5 9.5
Virginia Lane #38,9.5,NC               9.5 9.5
Jim Layman #56,6,GA             6   6
Bob LeHoullier #5,5.5,NC #8,8,NC #9,6,GA #10,6,GA #11,9,NC #12,11.5,NC #13,8,GA      
  LeHoullier #14,8.5,NC #17,6.5,GA #18,10.5,NC #18a,8,NC #21,6,NC #22,10,NC #24,5.5,NC      
  LeHoullier #28,9,NC #29,8,NC #30,8,GA #30a,7.5,NC #30b,4,GA #36,10,NC #42,7.5,NC 38.5 129.5 168
Bobbi LeHoullier #5,5.5,NC #18,10.5,NC #24,5.5,GA #29,8,NC #30,8,GA #30a,7.5,NC #30b,4,GA      
  LeHoullier #36,10,NC #44a,3,NC #47,10,NC         12 60 72
Phyllis Loman #11,9,NC #30a,7.5,NC #49,7,NC #56,8,GA       8 23.5 31.5
Wayne Mack #5,5.5,NC #28,9,NC #30,8,GA         8 14.5 22.5
Brent Martin #36,10,NC   10 10
Nick Miller #32,5,GA             5   5
Jim Morgan #5,5.5,NC #7,10,NC #8,5,NC #11,9,NC #12,8,NC #14,8.5,NC #2,11,NC      
  Morgan #21,6,NC #22,10,NC #25,9.5,NC #28,9,NC #36,10,NC #38,10,NC #39,3,NC      
  Morgan #40,1.5,GA #41,7.5,GA #47,10,NC #49,7,NC #50,5.5,GA #52,6,NC        
  Morgan #56,8,GA             22.5 137.5 160
Doris Pigneri #28,9,NC #30,8,GA #32,5,GA #36,7,NC       13 16 29
Jim Pigneri #28,9,NC #30,8,GA #32,5,GA #36,7,NC #44,8.5,NC     13 21.5 37.5
John Quinlan #1,1.5,GA #2,8,NC #5,5.5,NC #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #7,10,NC #8,6.5,NC      
  Quinlan #9,6,GA #11,9,NC #12,10,NC #13,8,GA #14,8.5,NC #15,8.5,NC #17,4.5,GA      
  Quinlan #18,10.5,NC #19,9.5,NC #21,6,NC #22,10,NC #24,5.5,NC #25,9.5,NC #28,9,NC      
  Quinlan #30,8,GA #33,4,GA #35,7,NC #30a,7.5,NC #36,7,NC #37,8,GA #38,9.5,NC      
  Quinlan #39,3,NC #40,1.5,GA #41,7.5,GA #42,7.5,NC #44,8.5,NC #45,5,GA #46,8,NC      
  Quinlan #47,10,NC #49,7,NC #50,5.5,GA #53,6,NC #55,7.5,GA #56,8,GA   89.5 261.5 351
John Ray #18,10.5,NC             0 10.5 10.5
Doug Reid #11,8,NC             0 8 8
Jim Reynolds #3,16,GA #17,4.5,GA #45,5,GA         24 0 24
David Richardson #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #7,10,NC #8,8,NC #11,9,NC #12,10,NC #14,8.5,NC      
  Richardson #22,10,NC #23,8.5,GA #28,9,NC #30,8,GA #35,7,NC #36,7,NC #2,4,NC      
  Richardson #38,9.5,NC #41,7.5,GA #42,7.5,NC #44,8.5,NC #45,6.5,NC #46,6.5,NC #48,8.5,NC      
  Richardson #50,5.5,GA #52,6,NC #54,6,GA #56,8,GA       47 139 186
Darlene Rothenay #30,8,GA #30a,7.5,NC           8 7.5 15.5
Teeta Rouse #16,5,GA #20,4.5,GA #26,6,GA         15.5 0 15.5
Tom Shope #12,9,NC #18,10.5,NC #19,8.5,NC #24,5.5,NC #25,9.5,NC #30,8,GA #33,4,GA      
  Shope #1,1.5,GA #36,7,NC #37,8,GA #1,10,GA #2,20,NC #38,10,NC #41,7.5,GA      
  Shope #42,7.5,NC #44,8.5,NC #45,5,GA #46,8,NC #47,10,NC #50,5.5,GA #53,6,NC      
  Shope #55,7.5,GA #56,8,GA           74 129 203
Ginny Smith #42,7.5,NC             0 7.5 7.5
Kathy Stallings #13,8,GA             8 0 8
Bob Stone #13,8,GA #17,4,GA #19,8.5,NC #22,10,NC #25,9.5,NC #28,9,NC #30,8,GA      
  Stone #32,5,GA #30a,7.5,NC #37,8,GA #38,9.5,NC #41,7.5,GA  #42,7.5,NC #47,10,NC      
  Stone #49,7,NC #50,5.5,GA #55,7.5,GA #56,8,GA       60 77.5 137.5
Pam Sullivan #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #7,7,NC #11,9,NC #13,8,GA #18,10.5,NC #19,9.5,NC      
  Sullivan #22,10,NC #25,9.5,NC #47,7,NC         11.5 65.5 77
Richard Sullivan #5,5.5,NC #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #7,7,NC #9,6,GA #10,6,GA #11,9,NC      
  Sullivan #12,8,NC #13,8,GA #2,8,NC #14,8.5,NC #15,7,NC #17,6.5,GA #18,10.5,NC      
  Sullivan #19,9.5,NC #22,10,NC #24,5.5,NC #25,9.5,NC #28,9,NC #30,8,GA #33,4,GA      
  Sullivan #30a,7.5,NC #36,7,NC #1,1.5,GA #38,9.5,NC #39,3,NC #40,1.5,GA #42,7.5,NC      
  Sullivan #46,8,NC #47,10,NC #49,7,NC #52,6,NC #54,6,GA #56,8,GA   61 196.5 257.5
Steve Sutherlin #5,5.5,NC #8,6.5,NC #11,8,NC #12,8,NC #19,9,NC #28,9,NC #30,8,GA      
  Sutherlin #35,7,NC #2,4,NC #38,9.5,NC #45,5,GA #46,6.5,NC  #53,6,NC #56,8,GA 21.5 79 100.5
Gary Thompson #12,9,NC #17,4.5,GA #18,10.5,NC #30a,7.5,NC #42,7.5,NC #44,8.5,NC #46,6.5,NC      
  Thompson #56,8,GA             12.5 43 55.5
Bobbi Tower 4,GA             24 0 36
Rod Whitefield #9,6,GA #11,8,NC #13,8,GA #14,7.5,NC #15,6.5,NC #17,4,GA #18,8,NC      
  Whitefield #22,10,NC #24,5.5,NC #28,9,NC #30,8,GA #33,4,GA #30a,7.5,NC #36,10,NC      
  Whitefield #37,8,GA #42,7.5,NC #47,10,NC         38 89.5 127.5
Joyce Woodward #4,GA             24 0 36
Paula Wtloe #13,8,GA 8 0 8
Larry Zarefoss #6,3,NC #6,3.5,GA #12,8,NC #30a,7.5,NC #2,20,NC #49,7,NC #56,8,GA 11.5 45.5 57
TOTALS                 1,022.5 2,026.0 3,048.5

TRAILS WORKED:

#1:  As required    Equipment and trail coordination--GA

#2:  As required    Equipment and trail coordination--NC

#3:  Monthly         Maintain trail maintenance records

#4:  Monthly         Helton Creek clean up (beer bottles & cans with some paper trash)--maintain 2 times a month for 3 hours

#5:  Jan. 8           Fires Creek, NC--clear trails of blow downs and reroute water from trail

#6:  Jan. 22         Wagon Train Trail, GA, & Chunky Gal area, NC--clear blow downs, branches, and water runoff on Wagon Train, chain saw through heavy blow downs on Chunky Gal

#7:  Jan. 30         Fires Creek, NC--road recon., maintenance of Rockhouse Creek Trail, bushwhack from Rim basin to Rim trail

#8:  Feb. 12        Fires Creek, NC--Rim Trail and Huskins Branch Trail--blazing, brush cutting, and limb removal

#9:  Feb. 19        Miller Trek Trail, GA--lopping, handsaw work, and recoat blazes

#10:  Feb. 20      Jack's Gap, GA--blow downs

#11:  Feb. 26      Fires Creek Rim Trail, NC--from Big Stamp to the east doing blazing, clearing, chainsaw blow downs

#12: Mar. 5          Chunky Gal, NC--chainsaw, lop, paint, brushcut, from north of Glade Gap to Perry Gap and from Perry Gap north to 1 mile past Tate Gap

#13: Mar. 19       Coopers Creek, GA

#14: Apr. 3         Fires Creek, NC--saw tree blowdowns, lop and brush removal on access trail to Rim Trail

#15: Apr. 9         Chunky Gal, NC--repair a set of stairs and chainsaw a couple of trees

#16: Apr. 12       Arkaquah Trail, GA--check for wind damage and remove small trees

#17: Apr. 16       DeSoto Falls and High Shoals, GA--clear box ditches, paint blazes , rework a few standard water bars at DeSoto; lop, clear drainage area and paint blazes at High Shoals

#18: Apr. 23      Fires Creek Rim Trail, NC--work from Big Stamp east and west clear brush, chainsaw and trim rhododendrons

#19: May 14      Chunky Gal, NC--from AT down to Glade Gap; chain saw and brush cutter and loppers

#20: May 17      Arkaquah Trail, GA--Trackrock Gap up to Buzzard Roost; brush removal and lopping

#21: May 25      Fires Creek, NC--trail recon. for additional Rim Trail access

#22: May 28      Fires Creek, NC--Rim Trail; cut fallen trees, brush cutting

#23: May 21      Wagon Train Trail, GA--Study, evaluate, and generate suggestions as to optimum methods to reduce standing water

#24: May 21      Fires Creek, NC--used chainsaw, brush cutter, and loppers between upper and lower road (FS6176) crossings

#25: June 4      Rim Trail, NC--from Bristol Horse Camp to Carver Gap then to Cold Spring Gap then to Little Fires Creek Rd.; chainsawing, brush cutting, lopping

#26: June 14    Arkaquah Trail, GA--from Brasstown Bald Parking Area to Buzzard Roost; cut vegetation and medium windfalls

#27: June 16    Yellow Mountain Trail, GA--cut limbs

#28: June 18    Fires Creek, NC--Fires Creek Rim and Shinbone Trails; blow downs, clear overgrowth

#29: June 19    Rim Trail, NC--London Bald Trail access; lopped and handsawed brush

#30: June 25    Wagon Train Trail, GA--clearing vegetation, creating water drains and minor trail rerouting

#30a: July 2     Chunky Gal, NC--chainsawing, lopping, and general brushcutting and trimming for 8 miles

#30b: July 3     Miller Trek, GA--recon, mapped approach to a blowndown tree

#31: July 14     Cooper's Creek, GA--Blowdown clearing, and chainsawing 3 big trees

#32: July 16     High Shoals, GA--clearing and racking water runoffs

#33: July 16     Miller Trek, GA--clearing on jugh tree comoplex of blowdown and moving large debris

#34: July 17     Arkaquah, GA-- cutting back vegetation

#35: July 20     Chunky Gal, NC--from tusquittee gap, going south toward Tate Gap, chainsawing and brushcutting

#36: Aug 6       Fires Creek, NC--lopping, brushcuttin chainsawing

#37: Aug 20     Helton Creek Falls and DeSoto Falls--GA--lopping, cleaning water bars and other drainages

#38: Sep 3       Chunky Gal--NC--chain sawing, brushcutting, lopping, clearing

#39: Sep 10     Chunky Gal--NC--clearing, brushcutting and chainsawing

#40: Sep 10     High Shoals--GA--eliminating a large tree

#41: Sep 17    Cooper's Creek, portion of Yellow Mountain, all of Shope Gap, Connector and Mill Shoals trails--GA--clearing, brushcutting and lopping

#42: Oct 1       Fires Creek--NC--chainsawing, brushcutting, sign posting, lopping

#43: Oct 2       High Shoals--GA--inpect and replace and secure wooden steps and water runoffs and clean water drains

#44: Oct 7       Rock House Creek--NC--brush cutting, chain sawing and prioritizing water erosion problem solutions

#44a: Oct 11   Chunky Gal from Glade Gap 1.6 miles toward AT--NC--removing brush, limbs and small trees

#45: Oct 15     Wagon Train Trail--GA--chainsawing, brushcutting, lopping, clearing water runoffs

#46: Oct 22     Rock House Creek--NC--created 7 water bars and investigated the FS road reportedly blocked

#47: Nov 5      Fires Creek--NC--Tusquittee Bald and down Chunky Gal to Bob Allison-cleared vegetation and blowdowns

#48: Nov 12   Fires Creek--NC--clearing downed trees, loppin and clearing brush

#49: Nov12   Chunky Gal--NC--clearing downed trees, opening views to lake/mountain, loppin and clearing brush and placing signs

#50: Nov 19   Chattoga Ranger District--GA--Coleman River--lopping, chain sawing

#51: Nov 29   High Shoals--GA--picking up trash

#52: Dec 3     Huskins Branch Trail--NC--tree clearing

#53: Dec 3     Rim Trial--NC--clearning tree blowdowns

#54: Dec 10    MillerTrek--GA--sawed trees and did lopping and clearing

#55: Dec 10    Raven Cliff Falls--GA--recon assessment and minor hand saw and lopper work

#56: Dec 17    High Shoals--GA--regraded trial, cleaned up drains, removed roots, chain saw work

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             TRAIL MAINTENANCE AWARDS 2008/2009

 

  NAME  TOTAL HOURS   AWARDS
  Ralph Aanensen   53.5   P
  Brian Blue   37   P
  Guy Burger   67.5   A,B,C1
  Tom Bussolari   25   A
  Jean Caputa   56.5   C1
  Don Chesbro  109.5   D,C2,E
  Marsha Devine   72   B,C1
  Tom Devine   72   B,C1
  Jacob Dorn   39.5   A
  Jack Dugger   148.5   P
  Gene Ford   20   P
  Ted Gustafson   37.5   P
  Roland Hardee   51   P
  Jeff Hunter   20   A
  Steven Jersey   172.5   P
  Ben Kennedy   52   P
  Bert Kunze   90   C1
  Bob LeHoullier   327.5   P
  Bobbi LeHoullier   205   P
  Phyllis Loman   31.5   P
  Wayne Mack   22.5   A
  Jim Morgan   177   P
  Bill Oswald   28   A
  Doris Pigneri   29.0   P
  Jim Pigneri   37.5   P
  John Quinlan   554.5   P
  Jim Reynolds   60   P
  David Richardson   249   P
  Darlene Rothenay   94   D
  Teeta Rouse   42   P
  Tom Shope   229   P
  Kathy Stallings   21.5   A
  Bob Stone   137.5   P
  Pam Sullivan   83   P
  Richard Sullivan   342.5   P
  Steve Sutherlin   191   P
  Gary Thompson   137   P
  Bobbi Tower   69   A,B,C1
  Rod Whitefield   152   P
  Joyce Woodward   72   A,B,C1
  Larry Zarefoss   136.5   P
     
     
     

            

            AWARDS CODES

    A   Small USFS Volunteer patch (green/white)/20 hours

    B   Large multi-colored USFS patch/40 hours

    C   Hours bar (worn below patch)

         1/50 hours

         2/100 hours

         3/200 hours (available at 100-hour intervals to 1000 hours)

    D   USFS baseball cap/75 hours

    E   USFS windbreaker jacket (limited size availability)/100 hours

    F   200 hours

    G   Bar presented for each 100 hours over 200

    P   All awards presented