2023 In the Wilderness Details:
Women In the Wilderness will occur from August 19th – August 27th in the Inyo National Forest.
Queers In the Wilderness will occur from September 2nd – September 10th in the Inyo National Forest.
It takes tremendous grit and passion for a member of a trail crew to thrive. Though the days may be long, the physical demands arduous, and the unexpected challenges difficult to navigate, one thing is for sure: serving on a trail crew guarantees an unforgettable experience.
ESCC members gain hands-on job training while undertaking essential conservation projects in public lands. Crew members learn a range of new skills including those needed to accomplish the projects, tricks for thriving in the backcountry, and interpersonal skills that ensure the team’s success.
Watch to learn more about our immersive Range Crews!
Check out this inspiring video, produced by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation as part of the #FindYourPark/#EncuentraTuParque movement, to hear personal reflections from our 2017 ESCC SEKI Range Crew.