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IMBA Flow Trail School in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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This school is geared towards experienced trail builders who want to learn more about the techniques used to design, construct and maintain Flow Trails. The school will be done in conjunction with an IMBA Flow Trail project in Grand Rapids, Michigan. IMBA Trail Solutions employee, Aaron Rogers (Copper Harbor) will be teaching the school along with another member of Trail Solutions Staff.

Valmont

 


Topics

  • Flow trail planning, design, construction, and maintenance
  • Risk management 
  • Development costs and funding strategies
  • Volunteer involvement in Flow trail construction and maintenance

Who Should Attend?

  • Club leaders who may be involved in executing pro builder contracts and projects.
  • Landscape architects
  • Serious trail builders and folks looking for professional trail building skills developement.

Date and Time: June 21st-23rd,  2013

 

 

The Flow Trail School will be held at Richmond Hills Park, 1639 Tamarack Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Schedule:

Friday Evening social, 6PM 

Saturday 

Classroom session 8.30 AM to 10.30 AM 

Break

Class resumes in field on flow trail at..... 11 AM to 5:30 PM

Saturday evening social TBA

Sunday

Field session continues 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM  

Presenters

Aaron Rogers, Trail Specialist

Dan Hudson, Trail Specialist

Attendance

Capped at 20 participants

Details

  • Lunch will be provided
  • Participants must provide their own transportation to and from the site
  • Participants should bring food, water, sunscreen, and clothing/footwear appropriate for fieldwork
  • Participants should bring their own bike if they wish to ride at the conclusion of the workshop

LODGING OPTIONS

Riverfront Hotel-Grand Rapids

270 Ann St. NW

Grand Rapids, 49504

A discounted rate of $94.00 plus tax and that includes breakfast for every individual in the room. Ask for the Mt. Biking Group rate, then they’ll get the discount.  Here’re the phone numbers: 616-363-9001 or toll free 855-344-6835

camping:

Rogue River (http://www.grandrogue.com/) campground by Cannonsburg

 


June 21st, 2013 5:00 PM   through   June 23rd, 2013 4:30 PM
1639 Tamarack Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
United States
IMBA Flow Trail School $ 300.00

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