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Airstrip Mesa Trail

April 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm


Contact Leader(s): Jim Scanlon, 505-385-0517, scanlon.jim@gmail.com to sign up.

Interested in lending a hand in a remote and seldom visited part of western New Mexico? If so, join us at Airstrip Mesa near Luna, New Mexico in the Apache National Forest which is administered by the Gila. What we’ll be doing is reopening an old trail that will provide a loop with the Trout Creek Trail. Our job will be to reconstruct tread and do some heavy duty brushing of the trail. We’ll work all day Friday and Saturday and half a day on Sunday.

This will be a car camp near our work site. We will not be in an organized campground; instead, we’ll be in an out of the way area that offers a lot of solitude. The VFO will be supplying breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday plus dinner on Friday and Saturday. Each of us will be responsible for our own lunches, snacks and beverages, adult or otherwise. Most folks will arrive Thursday afternoon and work the 2 ½ days. If, however, your schedule doesn’t permit, you can join us anytime on Friday or even Saturday morning.

We will be at about 7,000 feet so we can expect just about any kind of weather in late April. For those unfamiliar with the VFO, check out our Web page at nmvfo.org. It will supply you with information about the organization, and, most helpful, provide a link to Frequently Asked Question.

For other questions you might have about the VFO and this projectt or, best of all, would like to sign up for Airstrip Mesa, please contact Jim Scanlon at scanlon.jim@gmail.com or call 505-385-0517.

Hope to hear from you and see you on the trail.


April 28, 2017 @ 8:00 am
April 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm


Jim Scanlon