Youth Trail Crew

Friends of Pathways employs youth trail crew that is supervised by FOP and Bridger-Teton National Forest trail staff. The youth crew provides a competitive wage and employment opportunity for local youth to further the current trails maintenance and stewardship goals of FOP and the BTNF while providing learning opportunities for youth crew members about forest management, including conservation of natural resources, balancing recreational access and activities, and fire ecology and suppression.

Trail Conditions 7-28-17

Things are going smoothly in the forest, signs are getting installed, volunteer groups are helping with turnpikes, and the trails are in good shape.  It seems like a good time to do a “meet the trail crew” segment this week to introduce you to […]

Trail Conditions 7-21-17

This week the crew dodged some hail storms while working on the Skyline trail with the Montana Conservation Corps.  The MCC crew finished their 8 day hitch and helped to narrow and improve 1.2 miles of tread on the eastern end of the Skyline […]

2016 Youth Trail Crew Applications Online!

Do you know a 15-18 year old who wants to spend the summer outside, working in the Bridger-Teton National Forest? 
FOP is looking for motivated teens to be a part of our Youth Trail Crew program. Crew members will work on a variety of projects on […]

Youth Trail Crew working on Ski Lake Trail

The Youth Trail Crew has been busy working to improve the popular Ski Lake Trail over the last 3 weeks.  They have been installing water bars and rock steps and improving the tread in areas where erosion has affected the trail.  They will be […]

Youth Trail Crew to Complete Putt-Putt Reroute

On Thursday July 2, Friends of Pathways’ Youth Trail Crew will complete work on the bike/hike portion of the Putt-Putt Trail from Nelson Drive. Immediately following completion, rehab will begin on the old section of trail.  In the next few weeks, a separate horse/hiking […]

Hiring for Youth Trail Crew

Do you know a 15-18 year old who wants to spend the summer outside, working in the Bridger-Teton National Forest? 
FOP is looking for 8 motivated teens to be a part of our first Youth Trail Crew program. Crew members will work on a variety […]