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Windell, Keith . 2006. Mechanized Trail Building Equipment. 0623 2W04. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center.

The Mechanized Trail Building Equipment Web site ( is designed to provide useful information about equipment to trail designers, builders, and maintenance personnel. Small mechanized equipment is defined as less than 60 inches (152.4 cm) wide. Included are representative examples of smaller skid-steers, excavators, track loaders, dozers, haulers, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), utility vehicles (UTVs), attachments, and a variety of miscellaneous equipment. There are also links to useful literature and Web sites for a quick refresher on currently accepted trail construction methods and to help users address specialized problems

Keywords: mechanized equipment, trail building