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posted Dec 5, 2019

National Scenic and Historic Trails Training Needs Assessment

by Elvin Clapp with Bureau of Land Management

Survey of skills and competencies to assist in developing a national training strategy for National Scenic and Historic Trails

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: training, skills

posted Oct 10, 2019

Choosing the Right Tools for Trail Work

by Jim Schmid

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.

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building, safety

posted Sep 6, 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

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building

posted Aug 21, 2019

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.

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building

posted Aug 1, 2019

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.

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building, safety

posted Jun 20, 2019

Counting Trail Users

by Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.

Until recently, user count data was collected manually through an annual volunteer effort. In 2017, however, a program in Pennsylvania took their count program to the next level by rolling out 17 automated Eco-Counters in all four corners of the state.

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: shared-use, counting trail users, trail overcrowding and impact

posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - C. Tools for a broader view

by American Trails Staff

Looking at resources from a regional or landscape-wide perspective helps identify where trails should go and which areas should be conserved for wildlife.

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: wildlife and habitat


posted Jun 11, 2018

Mountain Bike Accessories for Trail Work

by USDA Forest Service

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: maintenance

posted Apr 13, 2018

Trail Tools: Power Tools

by Jim Schmid

Though the bulk of trail work involves the use of hand tools, there are occasions where power tools are more efficient.

categories: Tools & Tool Use
tags: tools for trail building

Results from the Business Directory

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Nordic Manufacturing Ltd.

The Singletrack Cat is a utility motorcycle designed to increase the productivity of individuals that maintain or build narrow width trails.


4-883 McCurdy Pl, Kelowna, British Columbia V1X 8C8
800-775-4750 • [email protected]

Sierra Trail Works

Sierra Trail Works offers planning, layout, design and construction services for recreational trails and bike parks in Nevada.


Reno, Nevada
775-233-5419 • [email protected]

Spectrum LLC

Spectrum,LLC specializes in the design and construction of purpose built mountain bike and hiking trails. We have expertise with wooden bridges, natural stonework and utilizing local volunteer labor.


Indianapolis, Indiana
317-413-8343 • [email protected]

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