Tread Maintenance - Hand tools

Tread Maintenance - Hand tools Skill Definition:

Restore trail to its designed specifications for tread width, cross/outslope, protrusions, and obstacles using hand tools.

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Upcoming trainings for Tread Maintenance - Hand tools

AZT Trail Skills Institute - Module 5: New Trail Construction
Arizona Trail Association
Arizona Trail Association
AZT Trail Skills Institute - Module 5: New Trail Construction

September 30 - October 01, 2023

Flagstaff, Arizona

AZT Trail Skills Institute - Module 3 Trail Structures (Rock Work)
Arizona Trail Association
Arizona Trail Association

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Here's a list of Trainers with Tread Maintenance - Hand tools experience:


stephen schneider

Access Fund

Contractor Trainer Agency Corps Nonprofit Higher Education

Springdale, Ar

Over 20 years as trail steward [non-profit board] IMBA Regional Director [SE Region] Rogue Trails…


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…


Jed Talbot

OBP Trailworks, LLC

Contractor Trainer

Turner, Me

Jed Talbot is the owner of OBP Trailworks, LLC, a Maine based company that designs, builds, and…


Sarah Walter

Penn Trails LLC

Contractor Trainer

Carlisle, Pa

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


Landon Welsh

Pacific Crest Trail Association

Trainer Nonprofit

Seattle, Wa

Volunteer Training Coordinator for the Pacific Crest Trail Association-- planning trail-wide…


Trail Workers with Tread Maintenance - Hand tools Experience


Kevin Deiters

Central Texas Trail Tamers


Austin, Tx

President and founding member of the Central Texas Trail Tamers. The Trail Tamers have been…


Jeff Dion

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

Contractor Nonprofit

Esmont, Va

My professional skills are in fundraising + GPS/GIS for trail systems


Jerome Dumais

Eastern Trails, Inc.



Trailbuilduing company based in Mansonville, Quebec, Canada


Josh Durham

Trailkeepers of Oregon


Kay Emery

Mountains to Sound Greenway


Cle Elum, Wa

As the Kittitas Stewardship Coordinator, Kay works with land managers within Kittitas County to…


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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