Basic Trail Maintenance May 12, 2015 webadmin ⋅ Building Maintenance ⋅ Basic Trail Maintenance – USDA Forest Service 1995 – 0823-2D01-MTDC – Missoula Technology Development Center. Learn the basics of trail maintenance and how to select the right tool for each task. Like 0 Thanks! You've already liked this « Hardwood Floor Drying – Wet Hardwood Floors- Water Damage – Flooded Wood Floors » Building Construction Estimation Program. 13 Comments Joseph R Regan July 7, 2011 @ 2:23 pm she looks like she is from he 80’s Fbang July 15, 2011 @ 12:43 pm never remove the berms!!!! yermanoh June 25, 2012 @ 8:28 am stand up and stretch for 30 seconds. wtf. good vid lots of useful info SPURMsh00t3r006 July 15, 2012 @ 2:48 am dude…i only wached this vid for 1:10.. what a waist of my life brotherBvideos January 24, 2013 @ 12:18 am total porno clip 6:02 lol henning flat February 26, 2013 @ 12:51 pm hardheads for softbrainers henning flat February 26, 2013 @ 3:41 pm yeah, total mistake. SouthSaturnDelta1 March 12, 2013 @ 11:30 pm Well spotted sir – I doff my hat. Greenrosettas November 14, 2013 @ 7:20 pm Thanks for posting this video. Fredrick Christensen July 3, 2014 @ 11:36 am Scott Semans August 13, 2014 @ 6:50 pm A little dry but covers all the basics of general maintenance so well, so why title it specifically Switchbacks?. Comment to the effect that outsloping is usually less work reflects classic approach, but especially chronic repair zones can be upgraded to berms (“crowning” shown only as a specific solution to meadow trenching) or turnpikes (not shown how to do even a simple one). Too much emphasis on water bars, which are last resorts, evidence of poor design, again berm/tpk solution, or swales superior. Borrow pits last resort vs. widen trail. Surfacing, compaction, and plant management also bear on maintenance, not covered. But,all this borders on design decisions so likely beyond seasonal workers this was designed for. Peggy Price November 7, 2014 @ 7:01 am I’d like to check out a video on constructing trail switchbacks, but this video doesn’t exactly fit the title. In the segment on building (or rebuilding) rock walls, I’d like to see a recommendation to be sure to embed the bottom tier deep enough to hold the wall when soil erodes from the low edge, and to remove organics down about 3 inches (or more) below the soil level so that the rock doesn’t wobble or rock when stomped on from various angles. The wall should be angled inward (battered) enough that the pressure behind the wall plus gravity will strengthen the wall, rather than forcing it outward; and the rocks are more likely to fall back into position if forced apart by ice. The vector angle varies depending on the type of soil and the shape of the rocks. Completely flat surfaces tend to slide against each other, so they need to be battered significantly. When Ideally, fit together depressions and bumps on the rocks (a 3-D jigsaw puzzle) so that all of the rocks are stable and don’t move when stomped on from various angles. Rocks higher up in walls should generally be “half-man” in size and have 3-point contact so they will remain stacked and stable when the soil of the trail compacts. Ruff BMX April 9, 2015 @ 4:44 pm Jeez the park guys around here to need to watch this. I know most of this stuff from common working knowledge and build BMX trails / jumps. RUFF BMX , the family that rides.