Jake Baechle

Lead Researcher with Arizona Trail Association


Jake Baechle has 8 years of trail maintenance experience including both motorized and non-motorized trail construction. He has worked for the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, and numerous outdoor non-profit organizations.

In addition to being the Lead Researcher for the Arizona Trail Association’s recent e-bike publication, he also authored the Arizona Trail Day Hiker’s Guide. Jake holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Park and Resource Management.

In his free time Jake has completed three national scenic trails with his spouse Karrie, including thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail and Arizona Trail.

Contact: [email protected]