Trail Construction and Facility Maintenance

Trail Construction and Facility Maintenance - NRT260
Credits:
4
Trails have had a huge and historical impact on transportation, travel, tourism and recreation in Canada. Never has this been more evident than now. The Trans Canada Trail is unifying the nation, while recreationists portage across parks, and urban cyclists find safe routes to work. A mixture of Art and Science, understanding the fundamentals of trail sustainability is an essential area of expertise for Adventure Recreation and Parks students. This course will examine the foundations of trails from organization and advocacy to the hard skills involved with building and maintenance.