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Trail Building Tools

Please note: You are not required to have all of these available for the Trail Building School, but you must have project-appropriate tools available for the volunteers as the Crew only carries enough for themselves. The most common tools are starred.

Clearing Tools
Folding saw*
Bow saw
Loppers*
Leaf rake or bow rake*

Excavating Tools
Rogue hoe*
Pick mattock
Cutter mattock
Pulaski*

Finishing Tools

Mcleod/Lamberton rake*
Bow rake
Leaf rake
Shovels (rarely used)
Tampers*

Armoring
Rock bars*
Wheel barrow/rock basket/rock stretcher*
5-gallon buckets
Stiff bristle broom
Rock hammer
Cold chisels
Safety eye glasses*
Come-along winch
Straps

Design Tools
Clinometers*
Rolls of flagging tape*
Pin flags*
Spray cans of marking paint
100’ steel tape measure (to measure turn radius)
Sharpie pens

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