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AMC's Complete Guide to Trail Building and Maintenance (Appalachian Mountain Club Complete Guide To...)

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Publisher Comments:

Anyone can learn to build and maintain a durable hiking trail with the right teacher.  Based on the AMCs 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.

Synopsis:

Based on the AMCs experience in building and maintaining over 1,500 miles of trails in the Northeast, our manual has been thoroughly updated to include new photographs and expanded content. 

About the Author

Heather Clish is Deputy Director of Conservation at the Appalachian Mountain Club.

Table of Contents

(1) Planning a Trail Project, (2) Creating New Trail, (3) Trails on Private 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

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934028162
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club
Subject:
Hiking
Author:
Demrow, Carl
Author:
Salisbury, David
Author:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books
Author:
AMC's Trails Department
Subject:
Trails
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Engineering - General
Subject:
Trails -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Trails -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Outdoors - Camping and Hiking
Edition Description:
Fourth
Series:
Appalachian Mountain Club Complete Guide To...
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw line and photo illustration throug
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Based on the AMCs experience in building and maintaining over 1,500 miles of trails in the Northeast, our manual has been thoroughly updated to include new photographs and expanded content. 

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