Corridor Clearing

Corridor Clearing Skill Definition:

Clear the corridor (brushing, logging out, hazard tree removal, rock/stump removal) in preparation for construction using proper pruning techniques.


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Resources for Corridor Clearing

Desert Brushing Techniques
Desert Brushing Techniques

In the second video of this series, we take a look at how to clear the trail corridor of brush, focusing on techniques specific to the desert environment. Keeping the corridor clear allows users to stay on the trail safely, protecting the…

Desert Brushing Techniques
Desert Brushing Techniques

In the second video of this series, we take a look at how to clear the trail corridor of brush, focusing on techniques specific to the desert environment. Keeping the corridor clear allows users to stay on the trail safely, protecting the…

Forest Brushing Techniques
Forest Brushing Techniques

In the fourth video of this series, we take a look at how to clear the trail corridor of brush, focusing this time on trimming larger branches and trees. Keeping the corridor clear allows users to stay on the trail safely, protecting the…

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 Corridor Clearing

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

February 21 - 23, 2024

Marion, 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 51 trainers on TrailSkills
with Corridor Clearing experience.

Willie

Willie Bittner

Great Lakes Trailbuilders, LLC

Contractor Trainer Higher Education

La Crosse , WI

Willie Bittner started working on trails 25 years ago with the Wisconsin DNR and over the years he…

Ben

Ben Appleby

Linear Active LLC

Contractor Trainer

Zanesville, OH

I am the founder and owner of Linear Active LLC. I started the business in 2012 after completing my…

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…

Alex

Alex Bradley

Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA)

Trainer Corps Nonprofit

Middlefield, CT

Matt

Matt Malone

Nature Trails, LLC

Contractor Trainer

Brevard, NC

Pete

Pete Englund

Legacy Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Madrid, IA

Pete Englund had been performing crew based trail work across 12 different states for 18 years…

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Hire Workers

There are 195 profiles on TrailSkills
with Corridor Clearing experience.

vincent

vincent mcalinden

Nonprofit

Newry

Mountaineering. Ireland -Volunteer: Access and Conservation UK Visitor Safety Group - Member of…

Erik

Erik Taylor

Agency

Folsom, CA

Recreation planner and project manager with California State Parks.

Dan

Dan Carter

Continental Divide Trail Coalition

Nonprofit

Las Cruces, NM

Betsy

Betsy Byrne

National Park Service

Agency

Salt Lake City, UT

I am a landscape architect with the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation…

Dave

Dave Hall

USDA Forest Service

Agency

Afton, WY

Danielle

Danielle McNiven

Tread Lightly!, Inc.

Nonprofit

Riverton, WY

Danielle McNiven is the Assistant Director at Tread Lightly!. She is an experienced education and…

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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