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Trail Construction Training Workshop
November 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm$150
Training provided by world-class trail builder Nick Bowman
This course provides an introduction to trail building. It is designed for those with an interest in gaining employment in trails construction, as well as businesses and land managers wanting to up-skill current staff.
- 2 x half-day theory sessions covering different aspects of trail planning and construction
- 2 x half-day hands-on training at various locations
- Lunch and morning tea provided daily
- Opportunity to connect with trail builders in the region
About the Trainer:
Nick Bowman from Destination Trails Pty Ltd. Specialising in creating trails for all ages and abilities, Nick has over 15 years’ experience as a mountain bike trail advocate and 14 years as a professional trail designer and builder. This experience, along with his time at IMBA Australia, has ensured that Nick has become an accepted expert in delivering sustainable trails and in particular, the implementation of the IMBA guidelines for trail difficulty ratings, design and development, within Australian’s unique ecosystems. Complimentary to all this expertise, Nick has the skills and talent to negotiate safely through the Australian political landscape to make sure trails can become a reality for all sectors of the community.