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Trail U 561 - Stonework for Trail Work
In this two-day technical rock work course, students will learn how to set stones, construct stone crib/retaining walls, and install rock steps to help prevent erosion on steeply graded trails. Topics include how to set a base tier, achieving solid points of contact, avoiding running joints, and proper backfilling for walls. Use rock bars, pick mattocks, and mash hammers while utilizing native fieldstone as a building material. The course also includes an introduction to basic stone shaping hammers and their aid in the construction process.
Registration for this course is by invitation only.
Workshop Date:Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 9:00am - Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 4:30pm
Location :Greenwood Lake, NY