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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 Nov 7, 2019

Safe Encounters with Horses on Shared-Use Trails

by Dianne Martin

American Trails contributor Dianne Martin shares some tips on how to safely share trails with horses.

categories: safety
tags: horses and equestrian trails, safety, shared use

posted Nov 1, 2019

Yellowjackets on the Trail

by Lora Goerlich

This first hand account from American Trails contributor Lora Goerlich is a great reminder about why you need to be prepared for yellowjackets on the trail.

categories: safety
tags: safety, horses and equestrian trails

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 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)

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)

posted Jun 7, 2018

Adventure Tourism Park and OHV Trail System Plan

A plan for a series of unique trail systems developed in Knott County, Kentucky. The System includes trails and horseback riding, ATV’s, elk/wildlife viewing, hiking, walking and mountain biking always keeping in mind the three major priorities: safety, protecting the environment, and developing a multiple use trail system in which the trails do not conflict.

categories: safety
tags: travel & tourism, off-highway vehicles (ohv), safety, conflict

posted May 30, 2018

Solving Policy Issues for Trail Systems

by Terry Whaley with Ozark Greenways, Inc.

While developing policies and regulations for a trail is not a fun task, it will become a necessity in time with any successful trail project.

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

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