Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment

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wnshall
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Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment

Post by wnshall » March 24th, 2021, 1:29 pm

Hi everyone,
For those of you who carry something with you to do light trail maintenance while out hiking, I'm wondering what you recommend? What do you find most useful? Do you have a favorite lopper, hand saw, or something else you recommend?

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mjirving
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Re: Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment

Post by mjirving » March 24th, 2021, 5:57 pm

I have this saw that I love. It goes through trees like butter and is really light. It’s spendy but it’s great.

https://www.knifepointgear.com/product- ... acking-saw

I was debating about carrying my 20lb Ego electric chainsaw in my pack for training weight when I’m getting ready for my big hikes. (Where allowed) 😉

Mike

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Swede
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Re: Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment

Post by Swede » March 24th, 2021, 7:28 pm

I always carry this Silky Pocketboy saw. I've done a lot of brushcutting with it, including some pretty large rhodies and vine maples. https://www.amazon.com/Professional-Fol ... B0014C7XS0

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retired jerry
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Re: Portable Trail Maintenance Equipment

Post by retired jerry » March 25th, 2021, 3:41 pm

I often take https://shop.coronatoolsusa.com/rs-4040 ... -2-in.html

5.5 ounces, 6.5 inch blade, cuts pretty good

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