Item 002 - Whistler Trail Standards: Environmental and Technical Trail Features - First Draft, September 2001

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Whistler Trail Standards: Environmental and Technical Trail Features - First Draft, September 2001

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  • September 2001 (Creation)
    Whistler Cycling Committee

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2 mm textual material

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The Bicycle Task Force was developed by Municipal Council in September 2000. Its name was changed to the Whistler Cycling Committee, or WCCommittee, in April 2001. Following the completion and implementation of the Bicycle Network Plan, the Whistler Cycling Committee was replaced by the Whistler Cycling Coalition.

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First draft of Whistler Trail Standards: Environmental and Technical Trail Features, written by Andrew DeBoer of the Whistler Cycling Committee in September 2001. The document outlines trail standards, their environmental guidelines, and their management, as part of a project to further develop Whistler's reputation as a destination resort for mountain biking.

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1) Author's Notes
2) Table of Contents
3) Introduction
4) Trails and Land Use

  • Land Use Directions
  • Trail Types
  • Mountain Bike Trail Difficulty Levels
  • Compatibility Matrix

5) Supporting Standards

  • Environmental Guidelines
  • Specific Recommendations for Trails Near Aquatic Environments
  • Specific Recommendations for Bridges
  • Specific Recommendations for Trails
  • Use of Machinery

6) Trail Head Signage Level Specific Wording
7) Fall Zone Standards
8) Maintenance Standards
9) Construction Standards

  • Safety
  • Strength and Stability
  • TTF Design Philosophy
  • TTF Height and Width
  • Construction Practices
  • Bridge Rung Spacing
  • Bridge Surfacing

10) Application of Policy
11) Terminology

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Excellent (March 2019)

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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Catalogued March 2019.
Revised February 2020.

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