Training

Trail Services has provided nearly 200 training sessions totaling close to 400 training days to trail building organizations, since 1990. Here is a sample including rigging, Griphoist service, chainsaw work, building with stone and stonecutting workshops.

Alaska Trails Conference -Anchorage AK - Demonstrating high line system during a rigging workshop
Alaska Trails Conference
Anchorage Alaska
Demonstrating high line system during a rigging workshop

Texas Conservation Corps
Austin Texas
team practices shackle friction brake during rigging and rock work training
Environmental Corps - Austin Texas - team practices shackle friction brake during rigging and rock work training
Grand Teton National Park - Rigging Training - participants practice friction system to contol heavy loads
Grand Teton National Park
Rigging Training
participants practice friction system to contol heavy loads

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit Stone Cutting workshop -trail crew member scores granite with carbide hand tracer prior to drilling and splitting the boulder in two
Lake Tahoe Basin
Stone Cutting workshop trail crew member scores granite with carbide hand tracer prior to drilling and splitting the boulder in two

North Country Trail Workshop
Allegheny National Forest
NCT volunteers practice high lining rocks to a staircase project
North Country Trail Rigging Workshop - Allegheny National Forest - NCT volunteers practice high lining rocks to a staircase project
Rigging Training - Whiskeytown NRA, CA - CCC trail worker reads Dynamometer during load test excercise
Rigging Training
Whiskeytown NRA, CA
CCC trail worker reads Dynamometer during load test excercise

Griphoist Class

Trail Services Griphoist Service Class with Arizona Trails in Prescott Arizona in 2009.

PCT volunteers build a diagonal stack waterbar


Pacific Crest Trail Volunteers building a diagonal stack waterbar.

Training group building stone steps

Training group building stone steps on the Pacific Crest Trail.

Stone working crew building bridge abutment

Stone working Crew building bridge abutment Lookout Mountain Georgia.

Finger Lakes trail rigging class

Finger lakes Trail Rigging Class trying out anchor methods with TU-17 Griphoist.

Building stone wall SCA Work Skills

Building stone wall SCA Work Skills Charlestown New Hampshire.

Building Bog Bridges on Appalachain Trail

Building Bog Bridges, Appalachain Trail, Maine.

Lashing Tripods on the Golden Gate SF

Lashing Tripods, Golden Gate NRA, San Francisco, California.

High Line on Tripods in Arizona

Highline on Tripods, Arizona Trails, Prescott Arizona.

Sawing Bog Bridge Planks Caratunk ME

Demonstrating the sawing of bog bridge planks freehand with a chainsaw, Maine Appalachian Trail Club, Caratunk, Maine