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Raging River Phase 3 Construction Trail School

09/16/2023,  9:00 am -  4:00 pm
Work Parties
Cascades to Sound
Registration is closed

Start: 9am

Location: Evergreen office, above Pro Ski and Mountain Service: https://goo.gl/maps/eu4yb2UpT4LNzDAw9

Lunch: 11:30am-12:00pm

Field portion time: 12:30pm

Field Meeting Location: Meet at the exit 27 gate here: https://goo.gl/maps/dxNm8XzPA5QuDoSQ8

Be ready to jump into vehicles by 12:30pm. Bring a bike if you want to ride back down to your vehicle after the work party.

Stop time: 3-4pm. 

What to bring:

  • Food and plenty of water.
  • Work boots or tough hiking boots (sturdy footwear) 
  • Weather appropriate clothing.
  • Safety glasses and work gloves.
  • Bug spray.

What we'll be doing:

  • Going over the basics of sustainable trail construction
  • Trail Corridor
  • Full Bench
  • Outslope
  • 1/2 Bench
  • Switchbacks/climbing turns
  • Grade Reversals
  • Dealing with Running Water
  • Crossing Flat/Wet Areas
  • Tools and Work Safety

NOTE: This course is designed for everyone! Young, old, inexperienced, or experienced! Brush up on old skills and learn new ones! 

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