Trail Layout & Design PART 1: Trail U 776

Workshop Number: 
776
This workshop is devoted to establishing guidelines for laying out a safe, exciting, and ecologically sound trail. Topics covered include trail planning, soils, grades, hydrological relationships, and trail alignments, as well as trail experience concepts such as users' expectations, gateways, anchors, and trail flow. Students will learn to understand the humanity in a trail: what makes one trail more enjoyable and satisfying than another. After discussing and analyzing existing trails, participants will have the opportunity to design a new trail segment. This is Part One of a two part workshop.  Part Two will be on Saturday, April 12, 2014. (Trail U 780)
Workshop Date: 
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
Duration: 
5 hours
Venue: 
Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining, NY
Location : 
Westchester, Teatown Lake Reservation, NY
Workshop Fee: 
Free
Workshop Status: 
Open
Maximum Attendees: 
15
Level: 
Introductory
Membership Required?: 
No
Coordinator: 
Hank Osborn
Instructor: 
Leigh Draper
Need more information? Please contact: 
Leigh Draper (914) 762-2912 [email protected]
Course Description: 

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