Volunteer Hours. Trail work is the mainstay of our mission. Every chapter and every member participates in some way to help keep trails open. Here are the number of hours and their calculated value for the work that BCHA members have done over the last 18 years. The total for 18 years is 3,710,693 hours for a total donated dollar value of $100,852,766. WOW, over a hundred million $$ !! Thanks, BCHA Members, for all your hard work.
Total Miles Cleared for 2012: 17,148 miles. This includes 7,889 Wilderness Miles and 9,259 Non-Wilderness Miles.
Back Country Horsemen of America has over 13,300 members in over 170 Chapters in 26 States. Over 12,000 copies of the Newsletter are printed each issue.
Honorable Mention. Another nice article about BCHA and it's membership, this time from the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance.