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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 17, 2019

2021 California Trails and Greenways Virtual Conference

California Trails & Greenways provides high-quality education and networking opportunities for urban, rural, and backcountry trail professionals.


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.


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Big Loop Maps and Big Loop Trails

Dolores, Colorado

Mountain bike trail maps, kiosks, trail layout & trail construction. For southwest Colorado: Dolores, Cortez, Mancos and Rico and Arizona: North Phoenix, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills and Black Canyon City. Incl...


PO Box 806, Dolores, Colorado 81323
(970) 394-1211 • [email protected]

FlowRide Concepts

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

FlowRide Concepts is a one-stop-shop specializing in the planning, design and construction of sustainable and premiere bike park and trail riding.


4205 Garrison St, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033
(630) 667-6319 • [email protected]

Progressive Bike Ramps

Joplin, Missouri

Progressive Bike Ramps (PBR) is a Design & Construction company that specializes in Sustainable Bike Park and Trail Development.


601 McKinley Avenue, Joplin, Missouri 64801
Toll Free: (855) 727-7267 | Main: (417) 288-4466 • [email protected]

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