Project Description: After nine months of dedicated effort and broad collaboration between March and November of 2009, the Sherwins Working Group (SWG) produced the Sherwins Area Recreation Plan, or SHARP, which details proposals for summer and winter recreation alternatives for implementation in the Sherwins area to the south of the town of Mammoth Lakes. SHARP also contains an overview of the SWG process and a series of appendices documenting the group's activities. For more information about the SWG members and process, please visit our Sherwins Working Group page. To download SHARP, please click the links below. File sizes are listed next to each file name; however, be mindful that some documents are extremely large.
In preparation for the upcoming NEPA process for the Sherwin Area Recreation Plan (SHARP) to be conducted by the Inyo National Forest, the Town of Mammoth Lakes will be hosting a public meeting on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm in Suite Z of the Minaret Vista Mall. Grady Dutton, the Town's Public Works Director, will be facilitating the meeting. The purpose of the meeting will be to review previously completed SHARP documents and to confirm the trails to be included in the first phase of the SHARP NEPA process.
SHARP Proposed Phase #1 Trails for Public Review: Please download and review this list of trails previously identified by the Mammoth Lakes Trail System Coordinating Committee (MLTSCC). And be sure to scroll down this page to the Project Archive to dowload and review the 2009 SHARP Plan, including proposals for both Summer and Winter trails, and a variety of supporting information as well. These documents will serve as the background for the work to be completed at the January 15th meeting.
Project Status: SHARP was adopted by the Town of Mammoth Lakes as part of the Town's "Trail System Master Plan" in October of 2011. The programmatic CEQA analysis was completed with funding from a grant to the Town of Mammoth Lakes from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC). In the summer of 2013, the Town contracted with the Inyo National Forest through a Challenge Cost Share Agreement using Measure R funds to begin a multi-year process to complete the environmental (NEPA/CEQA) analysis necessary to begin building SHARP trails. Also in the Summer of 2013, the first SHARP trail - #12B - was completed by volunteers working with the Summer of Stewardship Trail Days program.
If you have questions about SHARP or the Sherwins Working Group process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (760) 934-3154.
SHARP Report: This document contains the SHARP Table of Contents, Acknowledgements, Preamble, Executive Summary, Signatory Page, and Summer and Winter Proposals (narratives and maps). [9.02 MB]
SHARP Report with Appendices: This document contains the SHARP Table of Contents, Acknowledgements, Preamble, Executive Summary, Signatory Page, and Summer and Winter Proposals (narratives and maps), as well as all Appendices (A through G). [52.4 MB]
SWG Summer Proposal: This document contains the Summer Narrative and Summer Map. [5.8 MB]
SWG Winter Proposal: This document contains the Winter Narrative and Winter Map. [5.7 MB]
SHARP Appendix C:_SWG Attendance Record: Please note that this file is unsuited to printing on standard home printers and is best viewed as a PDF. Please contact us if you would like to see this document in Excel. [246 KB]
SHARP Report (no maps): This document contains the SHARP Table of Contents, Acknowledgements, Preamble, Executive Summary, Signatory Page, and Summer and Winter narratives. [1 MB]
SWG Summer Narrative (no map) [229 KB]
SWG Summer Map [4 MB]
SWG Winter Narrative (no map) [188 KB]
SWG Winter Map [4.6 MB]
SWG members volunteered nearly 7,000 hours of their time to contribute toward the creation of SHARP. To see them in action, click on the photo gallery links below.
Last Updated: October 23, 2013
MLTPA Server Code: 047_SHARP