May 22, 2010 | Boy Scout troop 526 reinforces debris dam

Boy Scout troop 526 performed a valuable service project this past weekend. The troop hiked in from Dawn Station to Mount Lowe trail camp on Friday evening and stayed until Sunday morning. They carried in hand tools as well as the alpine trail cart. On Saturday they moved about 3 tons of rock to the void that was cut under the debris dam by the recent storms. The debris dam was in danger of falling apart. This action saved the dam from further damage and also will now make it easier for the bulldozer crew to clean up the area in August.

When we went out to Inspiration Point, we found some roofing work that needed to be done. We also noticed an addition to the Viewing Tubes...someone indeed has a good sense of humor. Whoever they are, they helped us to decide what to do with that oddball viewing tube at Inspiration Point. It even has mirrors in it so it actually works. 

Many thanks to the leaders and young men of troop 526.



March 1, 2010 | New Bench, Roof and Trail sign-in on Mt Lowe summit

The Boy Scout troop 737 did a wonderful eagle scout project today. Led by Jonathan Wang - Eagle Project Troop 737 from Walnut, California installed a new bench, roof and sign-in on the Mount Lowe summit. They did an excellent job and all the boys were very enthusiastic. The new bench weighed approximately 165 pounds and proved to be a challenge to carry it to the summit. However these boys were determined and were successful. The bench and new roof look wonderful and we hope will be around for many years to come.

A big thanks to the Boy Scout troop 737.