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Saunders Shelter Restoration

Wilcox-AMCBERKWooden shelters along the Appalachian Trail provide all kinds of hikers throughout the Appalachian Trail a nice dry place to sleep.

Join the Mount Rogers A.T. Club on Saturday September 15 as they apply a protective layer of stain to the Saunders Shelter. Restaining shelters is an important part of ensuring that the shelter is well maintained and can last through exposure to many weather conditions. Spend a rewarding day alongside devoted A.T. volunteers to make a visible and immediate difference for generations to come.

Participants should wear sturdy boots, long pants, and work gloves. Participants should bring lunch, water, a rain jacket, and sun protection. Tools, supplies, and training will be provided.

Please fill out this form to register your participation. The rain date for this event is the following Saturday, September 22.

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