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Educational resources (videos, books, manuals) for performing trail maintenance.

Find a variety of educational materials that the Colorado Trail Foundation recommends for our trail crew members, crew leaders and trail adopters to assist in performing annual trail maintenance and upkeep. The playlist below is the best place to start your education.

Trail Building Videos

Trail Maintenance Books

Trail Construction & Maintenance Notebook

AMC’s Complete Guide to Trail Building & Maintenance (AMC Skills Series)

Lightly on the Land: The Sca Trail Building And Maintenance Manual 2nd Edition

Natural Surface Trails by Design

Trail Solutions: IMBA’s Guide to Building Sweet Singletrack