Trail Building and Stewardship for Non-Motorized Multi-Use Trails Boot Camp

Vermont State University

Trail Building and Stewardship for Non-Motorized Multi-Use Trails Boot Camp

East Burke, Vermont

Workshop Trail Construction Trail Maintenance

Get a taste of what trail building is all about in this intensive two-day boot camp.

Work with professionals at Kingdom Trails Association to learn trail maintenance and building techniques, and learn the basics of creating environmentally sustainable multiuse trails. By the end of this class, you will be able to:

Identify environmental issues on existing trails, what may have caused them, and apply possible solutions
Build a new multi-use trail or reroute an existing trail
Apply International Mountain Bike Association’s Five Essential Elements of Sustainable Trails concepts
Properly use a variety of trail-related tools, including, but not limited to: Pulaski, McCleod, Rogue hoe, Hazel hoe, and a Clinometer
Students earn a Kingdom Trails – Vermont State University Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of this two-day program.


Kingdom Trail Association 478 VT-114
East Burke, Vermont 05832

Trail Core Competencies

  • • Construction Specifications
  • • Corridor Clearing
  • • Hand-Built Trail Construction
  • • Trail Finishwork
  • • Water Crossing Structures
  • • Tread Hardening
  • • Trailside Structures / Dispersed Recreation
  • • Maintenance Specifications
  • • Inventory & Assessment
  • • Corridor clearing: Hand Tools
  • • Tread Maintenance - Hand tools
  • • Drainage Features/Water Management

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Started June 12, 2024
09:00 AM
Ended June 13
05:00 PM

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