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Summit County: Summit Huts Association seeks volunteers

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Summit Huts Association is looking for volunteers to help out this summer and fall with projects at Francie’s Cabin, Janet’s Cabin, Section House and Ken’s Cabin. Volunteers receive a certificate good for one night in the Hutmasters’ Quarters of any Summit hut for each day volunteered. Scheduled dates, locations and projects are:Saturday – Janet’s CabinPreseason scrub down, reorganization and general tidying of the cabin before it opens on Sunday (10-12 volunteers).Aug. 21 & 22 – Francie’s CabinMidseason scrub down, plus lots of firewood chopping, hauling and stacking in preparation of the winter season (10-12 volunteers). Sept. 10 & 11 – Janet’s CabinPreparation for winter season – heli re-supply, preseason clean up, firewood stacking, loading and unloading nets. Volunteers needed at staging area (Copper Mountain) and at the cabin. Date is heli and weather dependent (15-20 volunteers). Oct. 1 – Section House and Ken’s CabinPreparation for winter season – scrub down, firewood chopping, hauling and stacking (8-10 volunteers). Space on all volunteer days is limited and you need to sign up in advance. If you would like to sign up for any of the volunteer days, have questions or would like additional information, visit the website, email or call (970) 453-8583.

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