Stubby Lee - Trail Checking and Repair

Course Details
Course Dates: 
25 October 2014 - 9:00am - 26 October 2014 - 5:30pm
Course Status: 
Provisional
Price from (£) (Inc VAT): 
265.50
Booking Code: 
1079

Safe Working Practice: Trail Checking

This course helps you employ the protocols and best practice techniques to undertake, record and verify mtb trail checks of marked and wild trails.
Making notes is a crucial part of checking trails
Key Content: 

This unique course covers the principles and application of checking mtb trails as part of good practice trail and land management.  It includes:

  • Why trail check? an understanding of responsibilities and litigation
  • Recording protocols, tools and techniques
  • Three methods of trail checking and how you rotate them
  • What to look for on the trail: corridor; surfacing; visibility; signage
  • Categorising repairs
  • Identifying locations needing repairs
  • Management and verification requirements

This course also leads to the Volunteer Trail Repair Co-ordinator course which looks at maintaining mtb trails and liaising between volunteers, dig days and land owners / managers.

Course outcomes: 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Set up systems of work for trail checks
  • Implement lone-working procedures
  • Check trails for land managers
  • Identify locations that need immediate and future amendment

 

MMB at Stubby Lee

MMB at Stubby Lee
Address: 

The Annexe, Stubby Lee Hall,
Stubby Lee Lane,
Bacup,
Lancashire, OL13 0DD

Military Mountain Bikers are a Community Interest Company set up specifically to support the rehabilitation of injured military personnel through mountain biking and other activities.

MMB are based within the Stubby Lee complex at the foot of the trail leading to the infamous Lee Quarry, within the Adreneline Gateway of Lancashire.  This offers a range of wild riding on bridleways and local routes, the quieter alternative of Cragg Quarry and some quiet lanes too.

Archive

  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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