Stone Crib Wall Construction

Course Type: 
2 days
Program Area: 
Trail Work
Course Fee: 

Learn when and how to construct stone crib walls to support a tread way or retain a hillside. In this workshop for experienced crew members, attention will be paid to key design requirements such as achieving solid points of contact, batter, and eliminating running joints. Basic rock moving using picks and bars, and stone shaping with the use of hammers and chisels, will be incorporated into the course.

Crib wall

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