Our Stories

What Does it Mean to Reopen?

  As our different state stay-at-home orders expire, our volunteers are eager to get back out to work on projects and hikers are eager to hike. Believe me, we are right there with you. But just because a stay-at-home order expires, it does not mean business as usual. All indications point to Coronavirus continuing to […]

Eric Campbell: Crew Leader Spotlight

  “Leading groups on canoe trips has been a part of my life for years, it was easy to commit to this work,” wrote Eric Campbell. “I didn’t at the time know much about the Kek Trail but I could see myself leading a group. I saw this volunteer possibility as a wonderful opportunity to […]

Sarah Collier: Crew Leader Spotlight

  “I learned a lot of useful information,” Sarah reflected, “especially when it came to teaching people on the crew new skills and how to handle a medical emergency. “ Sarah Collier, President Trainee of the NCTA Western Michigan Chapter, attended one of the North Country Trail Association’s Crew Leader trainings in 2019. The NCTA […]