- Nov 04 - 05 2023
- 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Trail School: Intro to Rock Work
The Trail Sustainability Institute, in collaboration with the Forest Service invite you to a two-day field course on rock work for trails on the developing Cascade Locks Trail system. Course objectives will include an understanding of ideal rock size & shapes for rock structures; safe and sustainable quarrying and transport of rock, including high-line systems; construction of effective rock walls from one to three tiers; installing rip rap features and other minor trail armoring. This course will focus on safety, dry-laid walling techniques, and hands-on learning. The lead instructor will be Nathaniel Brodie, Trails Manager for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, USFS.