Copper Lake Trail Nabesna Road/Wrangell-St. Elias Nat'l Park Training, Consulting & Construction, 2014 The NPS crew at Wrangell-St. Elias brought in Interior Trails to provide technical training for a new crew working on a remote, heavily-degraded subsistence trail. IT taught a chainsaw class, intro to sustainable trails, and intro to mechanized equipment operation over the course of a week in the field. IT returned to provide on-site construction oversight, including training in the use of Sutter 500, mini-excavators, and skid steers to build bench cut, install DuraDeck/geo-web, and build drainage features.
Forsythe Park Bridge Municipality of Anchorage Training & Construction, 2013 IT provided mentorship and training for an SCA/YEP alumni crew in carpentry & construction skills during the construction of a 10' wide 20' long bridge in Anchorage's lower Hillside. Construction included decommissioning the old structure, building a faux overhead truss and following Muni blueprints and passing building & concrete anchor inspections.
Black Bear Boardwalk Far North Bicentennial Park: Training & Construction, 2014 IT provided mentorship and training for an SCA/YEP alumni crew (10 teenagers, 2 crew leaders) in carpentry & construction skills during the construction of a 4' wide 70' long boardwalk on the popular Black Bear Trail in Anchorage's Far North Bicentennial Park.