Galeo Saintz is the co-founder of South Africa’s two longest trail initiatives. For 10 years he served as the Founding Chair of the World Trails Network, an international non-profit. Galeo has first-hand experience in trail conception, organizational development and trail assessment and monitoring. He has consulted widely in relation to trail standards and trail signage. He gives public talks regularly and has presented at numerous international conferences advocating for trails, their benefits, and the role they play in reconnecting communities to nature, culture, and our unique and individual human story.

Skill Snapshot

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

I offer trainings for the following skills:

  • Construction Specifications
  • Corridor Clearing
  • Hand-Built 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: Hand Tools
  • Tread Maintenance - Hand tools
  • Define Purpose and Need of Project
  • Implementation Plan
  • Trail Specifications
  • Design
  • Inspections/Monitoring

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Past Trainings

A World of Trails: The International Trails Movement
American Trails
American Trails
A World of Trails: The International Trails Movement

May 24, 2018

This webinar provides an introduction to how trails are benefiting and reshaping landscapes across the planet.

Member since Aug 2022
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