The Rubicon Trail Foundation wants to wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving! Please be safe and take all precautions when out and about.
We have finally hit the cooler weather and with that days can be warmer than the brisk cold nights. Make sure that when you pack you bring plenty of clothing layers, tarps, sunscreen, shovels, enough food and then some extra in case of delays, always tell someone where you are going and when you plan to return and be SAFE!
Since the temperatures can change dramatically be aware of fire restrictions. Start by getting a campfire permit from any CAL FIRE, U.S. Forest Service, or BLM station or office. Permits are required to have campfire or portable gas stoves on public lands.
During periods of high fire danger, campfires may be restricted. Also, keep a shovel and bucket of water nearby at all times.
- Choose a safe location
- Clear a minimum 10 feet around fire
- Extinguish your fire with the “drown, stir and feel” method and/or water
Check to ensure there aren’t any local fire restrictions in the area.