Trailwerx Projects 2016

- Redington Jr/Sr High School XC ski trails, Wasilla, AK. Designed and laid out a 5 km trail system.

- Designed and constructed a .1 mile lake access trail for a private landowner. Palmer, AK.

-Designed and constructed a .3 mile nature trail on a 28 acre private parcel. Peters Creek, AK.

- South Fork Overlook Trai, Arctic Valley Ski Area,, Anchorage, AK. Client: Anchorage Ski Club. Reconstructed .75 miles of alpine hiking trails to enhance durability and user enjoyment including a 16 foot bridge and trail hardening materials.

-Maclaren Summit Trail, MP 38 Denali Highway, Alaska. Hired by Jon Underwood of Happy Trails, Inc. to operate an excavator for the construction of four miles of ATV Trail to 7 Mile Lake.

Trailwerx Projects 2017

-Professional Trail Builders Association Annual Conference, Bend, Oregon, March 2017. Presented a class: Trails for the Soul: Adding user appeal through the use of artistry in trail design. Co-Instructed Terrain and Trails, a one-day field class with Mike Shields of Mike Shields Trail Contracting.

- Trail Assessment and Prescription Training with Bureau of Land Management and Alaska Trails, Inc.. Campbell Tract, Anchorage, AK. Instructed volunteers and agency staff on simplified ways to quickly assess trail degradation problems and prescribe remediess for repair.

-Retaining Wall Demolition and Reconstruction, Palmer, AK. Demolished an existing concrete block retaining wall which was failing due to excessive soil pressure and relaced with a cribbed treated timber structure.

-Trail Construction, Peter's Creek, AK. Designed, laid out, cleared and constructed a .42 mile nature trail down a very steep 28 acre parcel to allower access from residence to Peter's Creek.

-Instructed a one-day classroom/field class on trail assessment and prescription at the Crevasse Moraine Trail System for Alaska Trails, Inc..

-Carle Wagon Road Bridge Construction Project, Government Peak  Recreation Area, Palmer, AK. Assisted fellow contractor Mike Shields and the Mat Su Borough Trail Crew in constructiing a treated timber bridge for the Backcountry Horsemen of Alaska. Volunteered a day on this project.

-Iditarod Elementary Nature Trail, Wasilla, AK. Prepped, hauled, placed, spread and compacted 30 yards of crushed D-1 gravel on a nature trail for the Matanuska Susitna School District and Mat Su Trails and Parks Foundation.​


Trailwerx Projects 2018

  • ​​Constructed 360 linear feet of elevated walkway and a 16 x 16 foot viewing platform for Great Land Trust, Inc in the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge near Palmer, AK. With Gabe Travers of Interior Trails. 

Trailwerx Projects 2014

  • Mat-Su Borough/Alaska State Parks Trail Crew Training, April 2014. Instructor.
  • Designed and constructed a .6 mile nature trail on a 20 acre private parcel adjacent to the Palmer Muskox Farm, April/May 2014.

  • Designed and constructed a .25 mile nature trail on a 5 acre private parcel near Palmer, May 2014

  • Designed and constructed a trail, crib staircase and dock extension on a private parcel near Wasilla, June 2014.

  • ​Assisted Happy Trails, Inc. in the construction of the 4.8 mile RippyTrail near Palmer, Alaska for Alaska DNR.

  • Assisted Happy Trails, Inc in the construction of the 4 mile Government Peak Singletrack near Hatcher Pass for Valley Mountain Bikers and Hikers.

  • ​Instructed six "Traveling and Working Safely in Bear Country" courses for Matanuska Susitna Borough field staff.

  • Worked for Great Land Trust, Inc. designing and laying out a .45 mile elevated nature trail on helical pile foundations at the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge near Palmer.

Trailwerx Projects 2015

  • Project management in the construction of the ,45 mile elevated walkway in the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge near Palmer utilizing two Student Conservation Association crews.

  • Design, layout and construction of a .6 mile ATV trail on private property near Palmer Alaska.

  • Design, layout and construction of a .2 mile lakeside access trail near Wasilla, Alaska.

  • Assisted Happy Trails, Inc. in the construction of the 8 mile McClaren Summit trail off the Denali Highway, Alaska.

  • Constructed elevated puncheon Lucky Shot bridge abutments for the Willow Trails Committee with the assistance of the Alaska State Parks trail crew near Willow, AK.

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