Trail U 594 - Tread and Drainage

Workshop Number: 
594
Water management is a crucial aspect of trail design and construction. Topics covered in this course include sidehill trail construction, grade reversals, and rolling grade dips. This workshop will be held on the new section of Long Path being built in Romer Mountain near the village of Phoenicia in the Catskills. The workshop will be occuring on both Saturday and Sunday.  Participants can join us for either day and learn how to build trail side hilling, retaining walls and waterbars. Bring work gloves, water, lunch, and a shovel; we will provide the rest of the tools and training. Beginners are welcome.
Workshop Date: 
Saturday, August 11, 2012 - 10:00am - Sunday, August 12, 2012 - 4:00pm
Duration: 
2 days
Venue: 
Due to limited parking at the future trailhead, we will be meeting at the parking areas located at the intersection of High Street and Woodland Valley Road (on the western side of the Esopus River) in Phoenicia.  Please meet at this parking lot by 10am, at which time we will carpool to the work area. For those with GPS, the coordinates are: 42.081089,-74.329044 and you can get directions using this link http://mapq.st/JU6Z93 .
Location : 
Catskills - Phoenicia, NY
Workshop Fee: 
Free
Workshop Status: 
Closed
Maximum Attendees: 
10
Level: 
Beginner
Pre-requisites: 
none
Membership Required?: 
Yes
Coordinator: 
Jeff Senterman
Instructor: 
Jeff Senterman
Need more information? Please contact: 
518-703-1196 or [email protected]
Course Description: 

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