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IMBA Advanced Trail Building School – Snowmass – Friday & Saturday June 16th & 17th

June 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - June 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Town of Snowmass Village is bringing IMBA Trails Solutions to town for Advanced Trail Building School!

This training is ideal for both full time land managers AND volunteers who want to take their trail skills and knowledge to the next level.   The classroom and field sessions will take place in Snowmass on June 16th & 17th 2017.  The training will cover the following topics:

  • Sustainable trail planning/design
  • Multi use trail maintenance
  • Re-alignments
  • Construction styles/techniques
  • Land manger interface
  • Volunteer work-day management

Cost: $250 per person (Scholarships available for those wishing to volunteer 5 evenings or days on TOSV trails).

Friday June 16th, 2017 (Town Hall) 

130 Kearns Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615
1. Class Room presentation.
2. Trail Assessment.  Walk through predetermined trail sections in need of maintenance or realignment.

Saturday June 17th , 2017 (Trail Location TBD)

1.Practical Field Training.  Hands on training session providing practical experience while discussing characteristics of sustainable trails, trail building styles and techniques, water   management tool and field safety and volunteer management.

LODGING:

Camping available at USFS Campgrounds on Independence Pass, dispersed camping on USFS land (please contact USFS regarding Dispersed Camping Rules and Regulation). Please ask about potential discounted rates at various Snowmass Condos.

CONTACT to learn more & reserve your spot:

Starr Jamison, TOSV Parks & Trails Manager
970-922-2249,  SJamison@tosv.com

Mike Pritchard, RFMBA
970-948-3486, mike.pritchard@rfmba.org

Details

Start:
June 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am
End:
June 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizers

IMBA Trail Solutions
Snowmass Village