Trail Layout & Design: Trail U 720

Workshop Number: 
720
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. Please Note: COURSE FEE: $25.00 including a 6-month membership to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Please sign up below and bring your check to the workshop.
Workshop Date: 
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Duration: 
Full Day
Venue: 
Hudson Highlands Museum and Black Rock Forest, Cornwall, NY
Location : 
Hudson Highlands Museum, NY
Workshop Fee: 
Fee OR Free with recommendation
Workshop Status: 
Open
Maximum Attendees: 
15
Cut Off Date and Time: 
Wed, 10/16/2013 - 13:00
Level: 
Advanced
Membership Required?: 
No
Coordinator: 
Sona Mason
Instructor: 
Ama Koenigshof
Need more information? Please contact: 
Sona Mason (201) 512-9348x16 [email protected] cell: 845-664-0417
Comment: Please be relevant, civil, non-commercial.: 
Creation of a new trail connecting Hudson Highlands Outdoor Museum with Black Rock Forest trails
Course Description: 

Signups closed for this Workshop