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Thank you again!
Jim
--- Harold Sprague <spraguehope(--nospam--at)hotmail.com> wrote:

> Jim,
> These web sites may be useful:
> 
>
http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/naturalresources/DD6371.html
>
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/trailbuilding/index.html
>
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/fspubs/00232839/toc.htm
>
http://www.americantrails.org/resources/trailbuilding/docs/designbonneville.pdf
> 
> Regards,
> Harold Sprague
> 
> 
> 
> 
> >From: Jim Wilson <wilsonengineers(--nospam--at)yahoo.com>
> >Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> >To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> >Subject: Hiking trail design guides?
> >Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 07:19:06 -0700 (PDT)
> >
> >I'm looking for ideas on where to turn for design
> >requirements for walking/hiking path structures at
> a
> >scenic park.  There are existing walkways and
> stairs
> >that are precariously perched on the sides of steep
> >inclines and cliffs.  We need to prepare a design
> plan
> >with guidelines on how to anchor railings, footings
> >and elevated structures where they are currently
> >supported by existing boulders, bedrock, trees,
> stumps
> >and sometimes just saplings.
> >
> >As far as we know, there is no applicable code that
> >governs this work - only the requirements of the
> >insurance carrier and our collective piece of mind.
> >
> >I looked briefly at the national park service and
> >department of the interior web sites, but didn't
> see
> >any publication sections.
> >
> >Thanks in advance,
> >
> >Jim Wilson, PE
> >Stroudsburg, PA
> 
>
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