Who are the people that put in all of the trail work that we walk on?  ADK’s Professional Trail Crew are a few of the folks that maintain the trails that we all love in the Adirondacks and in the Catskills.  Here are a few of the faces behind the trail work that we all love.

Portrait of Sauce

Trail Name: Sauce
Experience: 1st year
Hometown: Reinbeck, NY
Education: Senior at Paul Smith’s College
“I love trail work because I love getting dirty and being exhausted at the end of the day.”

Portrait of Adeline

Trail Name: Addie
Experience: 1st year
Hometown: Farhills, NJ
Education: University of Vermont graduate
“I love seeing the results of my labor in a trail at the end of a week of working.”

Portrait of Star Beef
Trail Name: Star Beef
Experience: 4th year
Hometown: Colton, NY
Education: Vassar graduate
“What is not to love about trail work?”

Portrait of Hoon

Trail Name: Hoon
Experience: 2nd year
Hometown: Princeton, NJ
Education: Sophomore at Mercer County Community College
“I love trail work because it feels like I’m just playing with friends in the woods.”

Portrait of Char

Trail Name: Char
Experience: 3rd year (1 year volunteer crew leader/2 years on pro crew)
Hometown: Westport, NY
Education: Clarkson University graduate
“I love trail work because it tests me mentally and physically every day.”

Portrait of Skull

Trail Name: Skull
Experience: 1st year
Hometown: Albany, NY
Education: Senior at Haverford College
“I love the trail community. Not only the community of trail workers but the greater hiking public.”

Your gift to ADK’s Trail Crew means safer trails for you and others who love the trails.  Make your donation today.