Lean-to / Shelter Caretaker

DESCRIPTION: 

If you have had the opportunity to appreciate the shelter provided by one of the Catskill or AT lean-to shelters, then you might like to consider adopting one. Shelter or lean-to caretakers adopt a shelter usually in the Catskills or on the Appalachian Trail.

NECESSARY SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Self-motivated and the ability to hike
  • Trail Conference member
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES: 
  • Check their assigned shelters every few months;
  • Perform light repairs, clean up the area; and
  • Report any problems.
Commitment Type: 
Long Term
Duration of Assignment: 
1 year
TIME COMMITMENT: 
Check assigned shelter every few months.
Location Type: 
On Trail
Oversight: 
Other
Age Requirements: 
18 and older
Committee: 
Trail Work