Trail Building Tips for Sensitive Areas

Great trail systems strike a balance between offering a…


Multi-Use Trails

IMBA activists have often heard proposals for separate…


Mechanized Trailbuilding

Use this guide to determine if machines are right for…


Managing Risk With Trail Design

Most trails currently in use were designed before the…


The Importance of Singletrack

Some officials and citizens object to singletrack…


Designing and Building Sustainable Trails

The speakers, all master trailbuilders, began by offering…


Common Trail Building Mistakes

We know, we know: you just want to build trails. But…


Closing and Reclaiming Damaged Trails

Has a local trail become a maintenance nightmare? Is the…


Build Twists and Turns

In this article, we use the words "twists" and "turns" to…


An Easy Way to Toughen Trails

Locate trails on side slopes whenever possible. Flat…