Trail Management and Construction

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WANT CLASSES IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS?
World-class instructors. Space is limited so apply TODAY before the classes fill up!
Contact Donna Haddow at 719-846-5724.

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TONY BOONE, M.Ed Outdoor Recreation, PTBA
Chief Operating Officer - Timberline TrailCraft, LLC
Principal - Tony Boone Trails, Inc.
Tony Boone Biography


Tony Boone is a pioneer in the evolution and art of planning and creating sustainable, machine-built trails for mountain bikers, hikers, runners and equestrians. His accomplishments include: the first official mountain bike patrol in Colorado in 1989, training eight International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) Trail Care Crews (1997-2011), inspiring and conducting mechanized training for the IMBA Trail Solutions (2001), and contributing to three IMBA books: Trail Solutions: IMBA’s Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack, Managing Mountain Bikes: IMBA’s Guide to Providing Great Riding and Bike Parks: IMBA’s Guide to New School Trails.

Tony has taught over 3,000 students worldwide in the art of sustainable trail design, construction, and management.



FALL 2021 COURSES

September 13-16, 2021
Trail Construction I

To register call Donna Haddow at 719-846-5724.
Introduces sustainable trail building concepts including safety, utilities location, tool usage and maintenance, soil types, mitigation of environmental impact, and basic first aid.
September 20-23, 2021
Trail Construction II

To register call Donna Haddow at 719-846-5724.
Builds on sustainable trail building concepts including safety, removal of obstacles, water control elements, elevation change elements, control points, trail hardening, chainsaw safety, and risk management.

October 11-14, 2021
Trails in Challenging Terrain

To register call Donna Haddow at 719-846-5724.
Examines the numerous challenges to planning, designing and building trails in challenging terrain and soils, extreme climates, significant elevation changes, and methods to protect significant natural/cultural resources.
October 18-21, 2021
Trail Operations and Maintenance Planning

To register call Donna Haddow at 719-846-5724.
Trail Operations and Maintenance Planning explores the various types of trail maintenance evaluation methods and the advantages and disadvantages of each.


Classes will run from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., M-Th

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