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Intro to Trail Maintenance: Trail U 731
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. Part of the afternoon will be in class. Be prepared for changeable weather.
Part indoor and outdoor: Wear your hiking boots, work gloves; water and a bag lunch.
No previous experience is necessary and all are welcome to attend to learn about the Trail Conference and how we maintain trails along the Shawangunk Ridge.
Workshop Date:Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Location :Wurtsboro, Sullivan County, NY
Cut Off Date and Time:Thu, 10/10/2013 - 14:00
Instructor:Soňa Mason, Jakob Franke