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published Jan 1, 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 Jan 1, 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.


published Jan 1, 2004

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.


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.


published Apr 1, 1998

Mountain Bike Accessories for Trail Work

by USDA Forest Service

This case study shows how the Seward Ranger District on the Chugach National Forest uses mountain bikes.


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



published Sep 5, 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 Jan 1, 2004

Trail Tools: Brushing Tools

by Jim Schmid


published Jan 1, 2004

Trail Tools: Bark Peeling Tools

by Jim Schmid

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


Results from the Business Directory


Bingham Equipment Company

Mesa, Arizona

ARIZONA'S NUMBER ONE SALES, SERVICE, AND RENTAL SOURCE FOR FARM, CONSTRUCTION, GROUNDS CARE, AND UTILITY EQUIPMENT.


655 S Country Club Dr, Mesa, Arizona 85210
(480) 969-5516

Turf Star Western

Hayward, California

Turf Star/Western proudly offers a wide range of products across a family of global brands to help golf courses, professional contractors, groundskeepers, government and educational institutions, as well as leading sport...


Corporate Headquarters: 2438 Radley Court, Hayward, California 94545
(800) 585-8001

Spectrum LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana

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.


7493 Edgewater Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
(317) 413-8343 • [email protected]

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