trail clearing technique and tools

Ken45101

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What are these trails build for?

All the trails I've worked on in the state parks have been bridle trails (horseback riding). That particular trail had run out the ridgetop and then dropped straight down the steep drop at the end. That had turned into an eroded gulley, dangerous at best even on foot.

I went back 500' on the ridge and cut a gradual trail into the side of the ridge with a moderate drop and hopefully dispersed drainage.
 
  
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We spend the weekend at a NFS campground south of here and this was the 1st camping of the season! 😁 This is a month later than last spring. Did got around the 3+ mile trail there and got it all cleared up of dead-falls. Will post pics after some time to process them. Had much fun there.
 

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Out clearing winter dead-fall on the trails we care for today and picked up an implement as well..
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On the hike out. Since it was down a single track section, the Boss 6x6 was left home. Pods are still on as well!
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