ORL 046 Advanced Trail Building (CRN:7691)

Feather River College

ORL 046 Advanced Trail Building (CRN:7691)

Multi-day Course Trail Construction

Be a rock star!  Help restore a Quincy icon! Take a Trail Building course with Feather River College and be part of rebuilding the stone stairs up to Argentine Rock Fire Lookout.

This course meets virtually 6pm-9pm PST on October 3rd and in person at Argentine Rock Fire Lookout in Quincy, California from 11am to 5pm on October 6 and 8am to 5pm on October 7 & 8.

We will be going from the basics of hand tool safety through the full process of quarrying native stone onsite and building stone stairs. This is a hands-on experiential learning opportunity. No experience necessary.

This course and project are a partnership between the US Forest Service, Feather River College's Outdoor Recreation Leadership Department, and Forest Fire Lookout Association's Argentine Rock Forest Fire Lookout Repair Group.

Questions about signing up?

Contact: Feather River College Admissions & Records - (530) 283-0202 ext 600 or [email protected]

Questions about the course:

Contact: Ama Koenigshof, Instructor - (616) 337-2481 or [email protected]

Instructor Bio:

Ama has over 18 years of professional experience building, maintaining, and designing trails. She has led trail crews, taught trail skills workshops, and managed complex trail projects in both Wilderness and frontcountry settings. Working on trails in over 18 different states across the country, Ama has experience with a wide variety of soil types, climates, and user groups. Ama loves finding new ways to share her passion for trails while fostering a greater understanding of what makes a trail sustainable through education and application.


Quincy, CA

Trail Core Competencies

Relevant Trail Types

    General. All trail types are relevant.

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Started October 03, 2023
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Ended October 08
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