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published Jan 1991

Developing Sustainable Mountain Trail Corridors

by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service

This article introduces the criteria of maximum profile grade relative to the existing cross slope (fall line) as key to the development of natural surface trail projects that are sustainable. Key trail design concepts excerpted from trail documents are presented in this article.


published May 2012

Sustainability of Backcountry Trails

by National Park Service

A document providing the basis for the most sustainable backcountry trail for all trail types with the least impact to natural, historic, cultural and aesthetic resources.



published Dec 2006

Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Maintenance of Sustainable Trails

by Trails for All Ontarians Collaborative

The Ontario Trails Strategy describes our vision for trails in Ontario and recognizes the many benefits of trails for health and prosperity and highlights the importance of environmental protection.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Arizona: Troy Dymock

Troy Dymock has been a “trailblazer” for over 16 years beginning with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in 1997 and moving to the Forest Service (FS) Recreation Solutions Enterprise Team as a Trails Specialist in 1999.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Alaska: Barth Hamberg

Barth Hamberg has served as a Landscape Architect on the Tongass National Forest in the Alaska Region of the National Forest System for his entire career, starting as a volunteer while still a graduate student at Harvard University in 1982.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Alabama: Erin Wiggins

Erin Wiggins has been employed with the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority (PARA) since 1999, and currently serves as the Community Planning and Development Manager.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Indiana: Milan Kruszynski

Milan Kruszynski works tirelessly in support of the trails in Hammond, Indiana.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Michigan: Ed Morse

Ed Morse began his North Country National Scenic Trail experience with the Spirit of the Woods Chapter in northern Michigan participating in hikes and trail work under the leadership of Joan Young.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Nevada: Suzanne Shelp

Suzanne has a readily apparent passion for trails and the joy and benefit they bring to people.


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Nomad Trails Development

Kansas City, Missouri

Natural surface trail construction, design, maintenance, professional planning, and community outreach by Brett Shoffner & Ethan Anderson.


3500 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri 64123
(816) 609-7091 • [email protected]

Kubota

Grapevine, Texas

Kubota Corporation introduced its first tractor to the United States in 1969. Filling a product void in the American marketplace for a sub-compact tractor, the Kubota 21 HP L200 was an overnight success. Kubota Tractor C...


1000 Kubota Dr, Grapevine, Texas 76051
(888) 465-8268

American Ramp Company

Joplin, Missouri

At American Ramp Company, we believe that communities need challenging and safe places to gather and recreate.


601 McKinley Avenue, Joplin, Missouri 64801
Toll Free: (800) 949-2024 | Main: (417) 206-6816 • [email protected]

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