Sierra Club huts need your help
Each fall volunteers enjoy a weekend in the Sierra by contributing their time
to refurbishing and restocking the Club’s backcountry huts in anticipation of
another winter season. Over 120 volunteers joined at least one work party last
The four main huts, between Donner Summit and Lake Tahoe, provide rustic overnight
shelter 3-6 miles from the nearest plowed road. Most were constructed over 50
years ago and have been serving Club members and the general public for generations.
A fifth hut is just behind the Club’s Clair Tappaan Lodge in Norden.
Volunteers have worked throughout September and will continue through the end
of October. Volunteers help bring in firewood, repair broken windows, and do general
The Club provides tools and supplies (including food); all you need bring is
gear for a simple overnight backpack and a willingness to help with the work.
No special skills are required. The clear crisp air, fall colors, good conversation,
and a sense of participating in a long tradition are your rewards.
For more information, contact:
Oct 11-12: Joe McGuire, joseph_ firstname.lastname@example.org, (408) 204-8775.
Oct 18-19: Dick Simpson, rsimp email@example.com, (650) 494-9272.
Oct 25-26: Harvey Ceaser, ceaser3@ juno.com, (925) 937-1406.