ABOUT THE EPISODE
Tony Boone is one of the longest running Professional Trail Builders on the planet. Tony has seen and done nearly everything in terms of trail building and design. Trail Building has taken Tony around the world. Tony is also a board member of the Professional Trail Building Association, member of the Educational Committee within the PTBA and he’s currently building out a trail building curriculum for and Associates Degree in Applied Science / Trail Construction and Management at Trinidad State Junior College.
Topics in the show include:
- The backstory of Tony Boone and how he realized he could build trails for a living
- Tony’s involvement with the Professional Trail Builders Association
- Timberline Trail Construction
- Tony’s background in education and how he’s transitioning into more of an educational role at both the PTBA and Trinidad State Junior College
- Tony’s take on why trails are important to communities
- Directional Trails
- Closing Comments
RELATED SHOW LINKS
Tony Boone Trails: https://www.tonyboonetrails.com/
Tony Boone Professional Trail Builders Association: https://trailbuilders.silkstart.com/companies/tony-boone-trails-llc
Tony Boone on American Trails: https://www.americantrails.org/presenters-and-authors/tony-boone
Tony Boone on Timberline Trailcraft: https://www.timberlinetrailcraft.com/employees/tony-boone/
Manitou Incline Video: https://youtu.be/QcOa5ca7oNs
Support for Trail EAffect Comes from Smith’s Bike Shop in La Crosse, WI: https://smithsbikes.com/
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ABOUT TRAIL EAFFECT
Trails build community and Communities build trails. What came first you may ask… Host Josh Blum digs into the stories of how trails effect and affect the people and places we call home and those we might like to call home.
ABOUT THE HOST
Josh Blum is a father, husband, and doer of stuff – paired with Advocate, Builder of Trails and Community. Originally from La Crosse WI, Josh has been enjoying the outdoors, trails, and mountain bikes since a young age. Always curious and learning about better ways to improve trail users’ experiences. Josh is employed by WisDOT, and is the owner / operator of Evolution Trail Services.