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North Country Trail Handbook
North Country Trail Handbook

Published Mar 1, 2019

The North Country National Scenic Trail (NST) extends for thousands of miles across seven states. Its layout, design, construction, and maintenance require the participation of a myriad of individuals and groups.

Trail Skills College Course Curriculum
Trail Skills College Course Curriculum

Published Jun 25, 2024

To help our volunteers succeed in their trail work, PCTA collaborated with many partners to develop a Trail Skills College curriculum.

Foundations of Sustainable Trails: Structures
Foundations of Sustainable Trails: Structures

Published Sep 22, 2023

​​This course serves as an introduction and overview to usage, construction, and form of critical trail structures. It begins with a focus on five main types of water crossings. Participants will be introduced to planning decisions based on trail…

Drainage Crossings
Drainage Crossings

Published Jan 1, 2019

The PCT and its feeder trails cross water courses of every conceivable size and type. Because bridges are time consuming and expensive, whenever possible it is better to build simpler structures that are more durable. Learn to build and maintain two…

Trails in Wet Areas: Turnpike and Puncheon Construction
Trails in Wet Areas: Turnpike and Puncheon Construction

Published Jun 10, 2010

Trails in Wet Areas: Turnpike and Puncheon Construction - USDA Forest Service 1994 - 0823-2D01-MTDC - Missoula Technology Development Center. Learn about turnpikes and puncheons and which will work best for your wet trails.

Wetland Trail Design and Construction
Wetland Trail Design and Construction

Published Jan 1, 2007

In this manual we have described the common techniques for building a wetland trail. We have also included information on some of the more unusual materials and tools.

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