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published Sep 2019

Packable Rock Bar is a First

by Bill Hasenjaeger with Trail Boss

Trail Boss™ innovative new packable rock bar expands digging tools from dirt to rock


published Aug 2019

Why You Might Consider Conservation Corps on Your Next Trail Project

by Hannah Traverse with The Corps Network

Why trail managers often engage Conservation Corps on maintenance projects, and why you might see more Corps on our trails.


posted Aug 26, 2019

Equestrian Trail Design for Urban Shared Use Trails

In partnership with Equine Land Conservation Resource, this webinar addresses methods used in constructing equestrian trails for shared use while also including ADA interface in an urban environment.


published Jan 2004

11 Key Trail Tools for Grubbing and Raking

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used grubbing and raking tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.


published Aug 2019

What You Need to Know About Building Trails with Crusher Fines

by 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.


published Aug 2019

6 Solutions for Managing Multi-Use Trails and Conflict

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Let’s face it. Motorized, equestrian, biking, and hiking users do not always get along. When conflicts inevitably arise, what do we do, and how can we avoid it in the first place?


published Jan 2004

8 Most Used Trail Tools for Lifting and Hauling

by Jim Schmid

These are the most commonly used Lifting and Hauling Tools with tips on using them safely and effectively.


posted Jul 16, 2019

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

Duke Energy TRAILS at RCC will be offering the popular four-day basic skills training session, Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance, twice this fall on October 7-10 and December 2-5. These classes typically fill up, so register soon.


posted Jul 16, 2019

Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance

Duke Energy TRAILS at RCC will be offering the popular four-day basic skills training session, Sustainable Trail Design and Layout, Construction, and Maintenance, twice this fall on October 7-10 and December 2-5. These classes typically fill up, so register soon. I will be the instructor for both classes. Individuals who are involved with design, construction, maintenance, and management of natural surface multiple-use trails will benefit from the information offered in this class. Learn how to do it right the first time, so it doesn't cost your agency more time and money in the future.


published Jul 2019

Design a Trail to Last 100 Years

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.


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The McConnell Foundation

Redding, California

The mission of The McConnell Foundation is helping build better communities through philanthropy.


800 Shasta View Drive, Redding, California 96003
(530) 226-6200 • [email protected]

Donald Hays Trail Contractor, Inc.

Spanish Springs, Nevada

Whether it’s in your town or a day’s walk into the mountains, we can design and/or build a high quality, safe, and maintainable trail system for the best price-value possible.


40 Winter Storm Ct., Spanish Springs, Nevada 89436
(775) 424-0599 • [email protected]

Twin Oaks Trails

White Salmon, Washington

Twin Oaks is 2nd generation Washington trail building contractor and trail design company specializing in remote access construction sites in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California and Alaska. We specialize in Oregon and ...


PO Box 1252, White Salmon, Washington 98672
(503) 757-3762

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