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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: safety
tags: tools for trail building, safety

posted May 30, 2018

Construction and Maintenance Costs for Trails

Considering the many factors that go into estimating costs for building and managing trails, railtrails, and greenways with examples from Wisconsin.

categories: safety
tags: sustainable trails, safety, cost

posted Jul 8, 2020

Thinking of Hitting the Trail During COVID-19? Answer These 5 Questions First.

by Mike Passo with American Trails

Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions to confirm if your plans are safe and appropriate.

categories: safety
tags: safety, covid-19

posted Mar 18, 2020

The Respite of Trails and Outdoor Recreation

by Mike Passo with American Trails

America’s incomparable system of national scenic, historic, and recreational trails is the perfect way to sustain your mental and physical health, while maintaining the social distancing that is required in these challenging times.

categories: safety
tags: health, healthcare, safety, covid-19

posted Feb 19, 2020

Maintenance Management Systems for Trails

by Lois Bachensky with USDA Forest Service

Trails work on federal lands is planned through a maintenance management system.

categories: safety
tags: sustainable trails, risk management, safety, cost

posted Dec 10, 2019

FAQ: Is There a Universal Difficulty Rating System for OHV Trails?

by American Trails Staff

Generally there are no difficulty ratings for OHV trails.

categories: safety
tags: faq, off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety

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: safety
tags: tools for trail building, safety

posted Feb 20, 2019

Utah Avalanche Center

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

The state of Utah has used innovative programming to keep their citizens safe from avalanche dangers. Although they cannot completely prevent avalanches from occurring, they are educating the public through the Utah Avalanche Center about ways to avoid triggering an avalanche, and how to stay safe should one occur.

categories: safety
tags: snow and winter trails, safety, recreational trails program (rtp), avalanche

posted Jun 9, 2018

Colorado State Parks Motorized Vehicle Trail Use Guidelines

by Colorado State Parks

Safety considerations and trail use guidelines for OHV recreation

categories: safety
tags: off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety

posted Jun 7, 2018

Posters promote OHV safety education in Minnesota schools

by David Halsey with National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council created an innovative safety education program to post key messages on walls and lockers in K-12 schools.

categories: safety
tags: safety, off-highway vehicles (ohv), recreational trails program (rtp)

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Special Markets Insurance Consultants

Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Special Markets Insurance Consultants (SMIC) provides a full suite of specialty insurance products, including General Liability, Special Risks, Accident Medical, and Catastrophic Medical.


1055 Main St., Ste 101, Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
(800) 727-7642

Nepal Hiking Trek Pvt. Ltd.

Nayabazar, Kathmandu, Nepal, International

Nepal Hiking Trek is dedicated to making your trek an exciting, memorable and safe experience.


PO Box 23208, Nayabazar, Kathmandu, Nepal, International
977 984 169 7649 • [email protected] and [email protected]

Ontario Federation of Trail Riders

Oakville, Ontario, Canada

The Ontario Federation of Trail Riders provides resources and advocacy for Ontarians who love trail riding and exploring the great outdoors. In partnership with our member clubs we source, create, and maintain a trail ne...


1326 Odessa Crescent, Oakville, Ontario, Canada L6H 1R8
(855) 637-6387 • [email protected]

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