Bear Mountain-Rigging for Trail Work: Trail U 800

Workshop Number: 
800

This course is specifically for those interested in getting involved in the Bear Mountain Trails Project.


High-lines are an extremely efficient way to move large quantities of rock and other objects great distances, thus saving work, maximizing safety, and minimizing construction disturbances. This workshop teaches the student how safely to use and maintain these high-lines on a trail crew. Topics covered include understanding mechanical advantage, winch maintenance, and how to choose the proper rigging system for the job.

flying a rock

 

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Workshop Date: 
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Duration: 
1 day
Location : 
Bear Mountain State Park
Workshop Fee: 
Fee OR Free with recommendation
Workshop Status: 
Open
Maximum Attendees: 
15
Cut Off Date and Time: 
Wed, 04/23/2014 (All day)
Level: 
Advanced
Pre-requisites: 
Interest in the Bear Mountain Trails Project
Membership Required?: 
No
Coordinator: 
Ama Koenigshof
Instructor: 
Ama Koenigshof and Kevin Simpson
Need more information? Please contact: 
Ama Koenigshof - [email protected] - 616-337-2481
Course Description: 

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