Intro to Trail Maintenance: Trail U 920

Workshop Number: 
920

 

This indoor/outdoor training session covers an introduction to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and provides the skills necessary to maintain a hiking trail so it is easily passable and harmonious with its surroundings.

 

Participants will learn assessment of trail conditions, clearing, blazing, proper use of tools and how to report any trail problems they may come across on their segment of trail. Be prepared for changeable weather.

 

Wear your hiking boots and work gloves - bring water and a bag lunch. If you have garden clippers, loppers or pruning saws, please bring them.

 

Morning indoors, afternoon out on the trails for practice.

 

Location directions will be given upon registration below.

 

No previous experience is necessary and all are welcome to attend to learn about the Trail Conference and how we maintain trails.


Workshop Date: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Duration: 
Half day
Venue: 
Mohonk Mountain House
Location : 
Shawangunks, NY
Workshop Fee: 
Free
Workshop Status: 
Open
Maximum Attendees: 
20
Cut Off Date and Time: 
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:00
Level: 
Introductory
Membership Required?: 
No
Coordinator: 
Sona Mason
Instructor: 
Dave Webber
Need more information? Please contact: 
[email protected]
Course Description: 

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