Every person who showed up to volunteer this year is a hero in our eyes- whether as a group run leader, for trail work, at an aid station or to help out at one of our social events. Beside the feel-good rewards, did you know that volunteering at a DPMR Aid Station could win you […]
Trail Stewardship: Fixing The Emigrant Trail
In 2021, DPMR adopted three local trails through the Truckee Trails Foundation – the Emigrant Trail, the Mt. Judah Loop Trail, and the Warren Lake Trail (Castle Peak 100k sponsors this one) – with the responsibility to scout trail conditions in the spring, report any issues, and work with TTF to clean the trails up […]
DPMR partners with Keep Tahoe Blue for clean-up days at Brockway Summit!
Stewardship is at the core of who we are at Donner Party Mountain Runners so please join us for 2 separate clean-up days this summer and help keep the trailheads we all use litter-free. In partnership with Keep Tahoe Blue and the Tahoe Blue Crew, DPMR is again adopting the Brockway Summit parking area and […]
DPMR Adopts Three Local Trails in Launching New Stewardship Program
I run our local trails all of the time. I am acutely aware of how fortunate I am to be able to go out my door and jump on the amazingly beautiful trails around Truckee and Tahoe for a run, hike, or adventure. And I am beyond grateful to be able to do that. The […]
Trailwork is back this June 17th!
Trail stewardship is at the core of what we believe at Donner Party Mountain Runners- to give back to the trails that we all use and love. Join us as we partner with Truckee Donner Land Trust for a trail maintenance day on June 17th, 2021. Space is limited; please register HERE.
Update from Truckee Donner Land Trust Trail Ops 2020
From our friends at the Land Trust – Watch for TDLT/DPMR Trail Work Days on the calendar coming soon. It’s shaping up to be another full summer of trail work for the Truckee Donner Land Trust (TDLT)! Last year we saw the completion of four new miles of Donner Lake Rim Trail connecting from the […]
2020 Volunteer Opportunities with DPMR
Are you interested in giving back to the community and/or the trail network that we all use and love? Help is always needed at aid stations and on trail work days. We are also looking for group run leaders! Here’s what is going on in 2020: Help at DPMR Aid Stations DPMR will be hosting […]
2019 Trail Work Schedule
Trail Stewardship has always been a core value dear to our DPMR hearts – and the relentless winters of 2017 and 2019 have proven to be especially taxing on the trails we cherish. Join us for some upcoming trail work days – we promise, as always, it’ll be GOOD, DIRTY FUN! Our first DPMR 2019 […]
DPMR Trail work – Friday, June 8, 2018
Our second DPMR – TDLT (Truckee Donner Land Trust) Trail Work Day is coming up on Friday, June 8, 2018! Location TBD – please sign up on this link if you’re available, and when Kevin from the Land Trust finalizes the details he will email you with meeting place, time, and instructions. Trail work days […]
Trail Stewardship with the Chainsaw Lady
“Make it better.” Three memorable words written on a note from Matt Brownlee, Trails Manager for the USFS. These three words describe the unrelenting hunger to nurture the Western States Trail, and have become my mantra for running the trail stewardship program since 2014. Beginning in the early 1990’s, trail stewardship for the Western States […]