Complete Guide To Trail Building And Maintenance by Appalachian Mountain Club BooksComplete Guide To Trail Building And Maintenance by Appalachian Mountain Club Books

Complete Guide To Trail Building And Maintenance

byAppalachian Mountain Club Books, David Salisbury

Paperback | May 1, 2008

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Anyone can learn to build and maintain a durable hiking trail with the right teacher. Based on the AMC's experience in building and maintaining over 1,500 miles of trails in the Northeast, our manual is used by both the U.S. Forest and Park Services, and has been thoroughly updated to include new photographs and expanded content. Whether you are a hiker, volunteer trail maintainer, or land manager, here are all the essentials for creating environmentally sound trails.

Title:Complete Guide To Trail Building And MaintenanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:May 1, 2008Publisher:Appalachian Mountain Club BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1934028169

ISBN - 13:9781934028162

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Table of Contents

(1) Planning a Trail Project, (2) Creating New Trail, (3) Trails on <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Private <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Land, (4) Safety & Preparation, (5) Trail Reconstruction and Structure Installation, (6) Building Materials and Costs for Trail Construction and Reconstruction, (7) Maintenance, (8) Larger Structures, Appendix A: Personal First-Aid Kit for the Trail Worker, Appendix B: First-Aid Kit for Trail Crew of up to Ten Persons, Appendix C: Suppliers of Tools, Equipment, and Materials for Trail Work, Glossary, Recommended Reading, About the AMC, Index

Editorial Reviews

"An excellent reference for woodland owners and foresters alike."-New England Forestry Foundation "The how-to-do-it reference book for anyone, anywhere, who is responsible for trail work."-Maine Sunday Telegram "This book talks about trails, their effect on the hiking experience, and the joy of trail tending. Clear and comprehensive, this is the guide for working on trails in the Northeast."-Lars Botzojorns, Green Mountain Club