So, you are taking the necessary steps to build your very own mountain bike trail. Congratulations! Though hard work, trailbuilding can be most rewarding. Not sure where to start? The International Mountain Bicycling Association recommends the following tools for designing and building a sustainable mountain bike trail.
Tools for clearing trail:
Leaf rake or bow rake
Tools for excavating:
Tools for finishing:
Tools for armoring:
Wheel barrow/rock basket/rock stretcher
Safety eye glasses
Tools for designing:
Rolls of flagging tape
*Read IMBA's full list of trail building tools.
With the proper tools and trail building knowledge, you are well on your wall to building your very own mountain bike trail!