Saturday April 28th was our spring Woodland Pack Basket Workshop here at the CCM. It was a great, hard working group and they all ended up leaving with a beautiful basket that is fitted with a harness so it can be worn like a backpack. Here's a peek of the finished product:
This style of basket found a prominent place in the history of the Adirondacks. Here's an archival photo from adirondackhistory.org featuring a 'guide,' a 'sport,' and (of course) a pack basket:
Here are some photos from the workshop:
What a great way to spend the day!
Our next Woodland Pack Basket Workshop is coming up on July 25th 2012, click here for more photos and more details.