My Mentors

  • Kurt Loheit, CORBA
  • Jim Angel, CorPlan
  • Bob Stienholtz, Bristlecone Pine Trails
  • Paul Petzoldt, Wilderness Education Assoc. NOLS
  • Dr. Mickey Little, TAMU
  • Dr. Camille Bunting, TAMU

trail-partnersWho I have had opportunity to dig along side with early in our trail building careers and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves flourishing as professional trail builders over the decades. With almost all of my peers it has been a mutual sharing of skills and knowledge.

  • Tim Emick, Timberline Landscaping
  • Woody Keen, Trail Wisdom
  • Ed Sutten, Trail Dynamics
  • Mike Riter, Trail Design Specialists
  • Dave Dessel, Trail Arts, Inc.
  • Bill Victor, Long Cane Trails LLC
  • HM Lim, Dirt Traction
  • Scott Linnenberger, Kay-Linn Trails
  • Ryan Spates, S&S Trails
  • Taylor Boone, DirtDoc
  • HM Lim, Dirt Traction
  • Felipe Pimpao, Red Foot, Inc.
  • Andrew Mesesan, Salida Mountain Trails
  • Joey Kline, IMBA US
  • Rich Edwards, IMBA US
  • Chris Kehmeier, IMBA US
  • Tammy Donahue, IMBA US
  • Nick Bowman, IMBA Australia
  • Marty Kreig, IMBA Australia
  • Jayson¬†Manalo¬†Gabrinao, Timberline Resort Trails
  • Kalem Leonard, BLM
  • Jimmy Zhang Jun, Shimano
  • Dave Weins, Gunnison Trails
  • Borek Kucera CEMBA

Thanks to all Diggers, our students and organizers from past trail building schools, volunteer days and trailbuilding master classes.

  • Professional Trail Builders Association (PTBA)
  • American Trails
  • IMBA USA
  • IMBA Australia
  • IMBA Trail Solutions
  • Hong Kong Mountain Bike Association
  • Salida Mountain Trails, Colorado, USA
  • EcoServants Youth Corp, New Mexico
  • Agriculture, Fisheries, and Conservation Department, Hong Kong, SAR
  • Trek China Trailbuilding School, Chengdu, China
  • Boulder Regional Conservation Crewleaders, Colorado, USA
  • Colorado Youth Corp Association, USA
  • Wyoming Conservation Corp, USA
  • Timberline Trail Builders, Maarat, Philippines
  • All Terra Cyclery, Manila, Philippines
  • Cam Sur Water Sports Complex, Pili, Philippines
  • Gota National Park, Caramoan, Philippines
  • Mt. Isarog National Park, Naga City, Philippines
  • Bar H Breaks Ranch, Texas, USA
  • Gunnison Trails
  • Medicine Wheel Advocates
  • Erie Singletrack Alliance
  • Boulder Mountain Bike Alliance
  • Dallas Off-Road Bicycle Association
  • Oklahoma Earthbike Fellowship
  • Austin Ridge Riders