Arizona Trail Association (ATA)

Neil and Mark have contributed thousands of volunteer hours and worked on several projects for the Arizona Trail Association (ATA), the organization responsible for the construction, maintenance and support of this 800-mile cross-state trail. Mark gave his time to design 35 miles of the trail in Pima County, and planned and coordinated volunteer work events that produced more than 100,000

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Arizona National Scenic Trail – Gila River Canyons Passage | White Canyon

The Arizona National Scenic Trail traverses Arizona from Mexico to Utah, covering over 800 miles. This multi-use non-motorized, long-distance trail highlights the state’s topographic, biologic, historic, and cultural diversity. Designated in 2009 as part of the Omnibus Public Lands Bill, the trail was the vision of Dale Shewalter, a school teacher from Flagstaff, Arizona. Features along the trail include historic

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Arizona National Scenic Trail – Ripsey

Neil took the lead in designing the reroute of the Arizona National Scenic Trail south of Kelvin. The reroute will be constructed when needed to bypass a proposed mine tailings project. The terrain was challenging, but when built it will add a significant upgrade to the existing trail, offering sensational views and providing a much more sustainable trail.

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Arizona National Scenic Trail – Kelvin

The Arizona National Scenic Trail traverses Arizona from Mexico to Utah, covering over 800 miles. This multi-use non-motorized, long-distance trail highlights the state’s topographic, biologic, historic, and cultural diversity. Designated in 2009 as part of the Omnibus Public Lands Bill, the trail was the vision of Dale Shewalter, a school teacher from Flagstaff, Arizona. Features along the trail include historic

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