Building Your Trail Right the First Time

This webinar teaches how to place a trail on the landscape so that it is consistent with the natural environment so that it will be aesthetically pleasing, meet user needs, and require minimal maintenance in the future.

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July 18, 2013

10:30 AM to 12:00 AM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

11:30 AM to 01:00 AM (Mountain Time)
12:30 PM to 02:00 AM (Central Time)
01:30 PM to 03:00 AM (Eastern Time)


FREE for members
FREE for nonmembers


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Webinar Outline

Main topics include:

  • Understanding the influences of water on trail alignments
  • Understanding the use of control points in trail layout
  • Determining the sustainable grade
  • Determining grades between control points



John Favro, Trails Consultant and American Trails Board Chair, TrailsGuy, LLC Trails Consulting
Alberton, MT

John Favro retired from the Forest Service as Regional Trails Coordinator for the Northern Region of the Forest Service, managing 25,000 miles of trails. John has been in the trails business for 40 years.



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