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Trailwork on Wood Canyon Visa Trail in Pt Mugu State Park to repair it after the Springs Fire, on June 8, 2013

Volunteers from CORBA, SMMTC, Calabasas Day Hikers and others installed 84 drains over the 1.8-mile long trail.
Photos are from Steve Clark and Xandei Tena. Click on an image to see it full size.

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Contour map of the Wood Canyon Vista Trail. Red X's show where we added, expanded or cleaned out drainage nicks. There were 84 total.
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Google Earth view of the Wood Canyon Vista Trail, looking due west. Flags show where we added or repaired drainage nicks.
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The CORBA tool trailer, being pulled by a volunteer's camper van.
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Gathering at the meeting point, organizing the carpool caravan down to the work area
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The caravan enters Point Mugu State Park
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Most parked at Danielson Multiuse Area then were shuttled to the trailhead where they picked up their tools and learned what they would be doing
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At the trailhead, volunteers pick partners for their teams and choose their tools
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Volunteer crew leader Steve explains the work
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Starting the short walk to the bottom of the trail
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At the bottom of the trail, State Parks has more tools laid out
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A troop of boy scouts was working on blocking off a steep shortcut that scars the hillside.
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Some of the boy scouts
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Heading up the trail to find sections that need work
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People who arrived earlier are far ahead of us
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Steve explains how to make a drainage dip...
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... then demonstrates how to use a pick-mattock to loosen the dirt...
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... and a Mcleod to rake the loose dirt off the trail.
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Next, it's the volunteers' turn!
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Digging out a drainage "nick" that will divert water off the trail, but not impede trail users
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