Kim Frederick has over 45 years of experience in the design, development and management of recreational trail systems throughout the United States and Internationally. In 1981, he started Chinook Associates LLC a Recreational Trail Consulting firm that provides support to agencies and organization in Trail: Planning, Design, Construction and Management. From 1978-2018 he worked for Jefferson County Open Space as the Trail Supervisor where he was responsible for the design, development and management of a 250-mile trail system that experiences over 5 million visitors per year. As a Founding Member and Board Chairperson for the Colorado Outdoor Training Initiative from 1998-2007 Kim created a successful partnership of over 40 Federal, State, Local Government and NGO's to develop and deliver stewardship curriculum throughout the United States. Since 2018, he has been an Adjunct Instructor at Red Rocks Community College.

Skill Snapshot

Trail Construction
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Expert
Trail Maintenance
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Full
Expert
Project Preparation
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Full
Expert
Project Planning & Design
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Full
Expert
Project & Crew Management
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Full
Expert
Program Admin & Leadership
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Full
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Trainings I Provide

I offer trainings for the following skills:

  • Construction Specifications
  • Corridor Clearing
  • Hand-Built Trail Construction
  • Mechanized Trail Construction
  • Trail Finishwork
  • Water Management/Drainage Features
  • Water Crossing Structures
  • Retaining Walls
  • Tread Hardening
  • Trailside Structures / Dispersed Recreation
  • Decommissioning Trails
  • Maintenance Specifications
  • Inventory & Assessment
  • Corridor Clearing: Power tools
  • Corridor clearing: Hand Tools
  • Tread Maintenance - Hand tools
  • Tread Maintenance - Mechanized Equipment
  • Drainage Features/Water Management
  • Land Use Plan Alignment
  • Define Purpose and Need of Project
  • Corridor Planning
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Principles
  • Project Cost Estimation
  • Implementation Plan
  • Trail Specifications
  • Design
  • Trail Plans
  • Interpretation
  • Permitting
  • Universal Design/ADA Accessibility
  • Crew Recruitment
  • Crew Management
  • Jobsite Safety
  • Jobsite Risk Management
  • Performance Management
  • Field-based Resource Protection
  • Program Budgeting
  • Communications
  • Contract Administration
  • Education and Public Outreach
  • Funding/Grants
  • Inspections/Monitoring
  • Partnership and Collaboration
  • Policy/Directives/Law
  • Visitor Use Management and Monitoring
  • Agreement Development

Please contact me for more details on the trainings I offer.

Past Trainings

350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 11, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 09, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 08, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 07, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 04, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 02, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

May 01, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

April 30, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

April 13, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
350 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

April 11, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
250 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

April 10, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)
Chinook Associates LLC
Chinook Associates LLC
150 Trail Crew Leader Workshop (Online)

April 09, 2024

This workshop will focus on developing soft skills associated with leading a trail crew. It is appropriate for agency/organization staff and volunteers. If you are new to crew leading or looking to broaden your existing skills this is a great workshop for you to participate in.

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