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published Jan 1, 2004
A wide variety of tools are available to layout, construct, and maintain trails. Local and individual preferences often dictate the kinds of tools which are chosen for various tasks.
published Sep 25, 2019
Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service
Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.
published Sep 5, 2019
Bill Hasenjaeger with Trail Boss
Trail Boss™ innovative new packable rock bar expands digging tools from dirt to rock
These are the most commonly used grubbing and raking tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.
published Aug 20, 2019
Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service
A crusher fine trail combines the rustic feeling of a natural surface trail with a surface type that's durable (but not concrete or asphalt). The natural gravel-like surface feels more like a trail than a hard surfaced path and fits in well with primitive settings.
These are the most commonly used Lifting and Hauling Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.
published Jan 1, 2014
Connecticut Equine Advisory Council
The Equine Advisory Council conducted research and interviews throughout Connecticut to determine project cost and general installation, maintenance, environmental impacts, and suitability for multiple user groups for various surface materials.
published Feb 1, 2014
U.S. Access Board,
National Center on Accessibility
In 2007 the National Center on Accessibility (NCA) entered into an agreement with the U.S. Access Board and National Park Service to investigate natural firm and stable surface alternatives when creating accessible pedestrian trails, including crushed stones, packed soil, and other natural material.
published Mar 21, 2019
American Trails Staff
Finely crushed rock (crusher fines) is a useful alternative to paving trails that accommodates most trail activities.
published Jan 23, 2019
Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.
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