Construction Specifications

Construction Specifications Skill Definition:

Understand and apply common construction specifications/trail management objectives such as corridor height/width, tread width, cross/outslope, protrusions, obstacles, and compaction.


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Resources for Construction Specifications

Constructing Trail Switchbacks
Constructing Trail Switchbacks

Constructing Trail Switchbacks - USDA Forest Service 2000 - 0823-2D01-MTDC - Missoula Technology Development Center. Learn how to plan, lay out, construct, and maintain switchbacks.

North Country Trail Handbook
North Country Trail Handbook

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.

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Upcoming Trainings for Construction Specifications

Hand Built Trails - Intermediate
McDowell Tech Community College
McDowell Tech Community College
Hand Built Trails - Intermediate

February 21 - 23, 2024

Marion, North Carolina

MTB Optimized Trails - Jump Line - Advanced
McDowell Tech Community College
McDowell Tech Community College
MTB Optimized Trails - Jump Line - Advanced

March 13 - 15, 2024

Old Fort, North Carolina

Trail Skills Institute Module 5: Trail Construction
Arizona Trail Association
Arizona Trail Association
Trail Skills Institute Module 5: Trail Construction

April 27 - 28, 2024

Tucson, Arizona

Custom Trainings

There are 50 trainers on TrailSkills
with Construction Specifications experience.

Emily

Emily Paulson

City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks

Trainer Agency Corps Nonprofit

Boulder, CO

I'm a trail project manager with a background in leading, training & managing trail crew…

Vaike

Vaike Haas

Trainer Higher Education

Morgantown, WV

I lead WVU's Sustainable Trails Curriculum, am a licensed landscape architect and Associate…

Charlotte

Charlotte Staats

Adirondack Mountain Club

Contractor Trainer Nonprofit

Lake Placid, NY

I am a seasoned trail builder who has worked on trails in New York State since 2015. I've worked…

Sarah

Sarah Walter

Penn Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Carlisle, PA

Sarah is a licensed Landscape Architect in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, with prior experience in…

Scott

Scott Johnson

USDA Forest Service

Trainer Agency

Forest Grove, OR

Trail builder with the Forest Service for over 15 years. Have worked on a mobile trail crew for all…

Walt

Walt Daniels

New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

Trainer Nonprofit

Mohegan Lake, NY

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Hire Workers

There are 194 profiles on TrailSkills
with Construction Specifications experience.

Jay

Jay Hoots

Hoots, Inc.

Contractor Trainer

Edmonton

JAY HOOTS – Hoots Ltd. Owner (2005 - Current) Qualifications: • Professional Bike Park / Trail…

Dan

Dan Carter

Continental Divide Trail Coalition

Nonprofit

Las Cruces, NM

dre

dre pizarro

Tread Lightly!, Inc.

Nonprofit

Centerville, UT

Dave

Dave Hall

USDA Forest Service

Agency

Afton, WY

Jonathan

Jonathan Oneil

National Park Service

Agency

Oak Hill, WV

Education: Marshall University Alumn - Natural Resources and Rec Management Minor -…

Mike

Mike Thomas

Agency

Salt Lake City, UT

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Trail Skills Collaborators
Federal Highway Administration USDA Forest Service National Park Service Bureau of Land Management
American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network