Trail Construction Associates

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Although TCA officially has only come into being in the Spring of 2019. It’s three owners/partners have been designing, building and maintaining trails for over a combined 42 years. We each have volunteered extensively across the whole spectrum of trails in the Western NY and North West Pennsylvania area. Now that a few us recently retired,the opportunity to pull together and build a business has finally occurred.

Greg Snow- Business Manager  

Lifelong Chautauqua County resident and bicycle enthusiast. Riding bikes without training wheels for

over 50 years and mountain bikes since the mid 80’s. Loves the outdoors and nature. Interests and

hobbies; biking, trail building, audio electronics, music, photography.

Audio and technology specialist at SUNY Fredonia, chancellor’s award for excellence in 2013. Teaching

audio electronics for the Sound Recording program at Fredonia’s School of Music.

Owner of Audio Services Co, a recording studio specialty electronics company in business since 1982.

Owner/ operator of G’s Trees, a tree farm in Forestville, NY.

Specialized training in trail planning, cost estimating, chainsaw and machine operations for trail building.

Constructed 8 miles of private trails in Forestville and assisted with several miles at HHE. Extensive

experience operating chainsaws, tractors, backhoe and excavators.

Got connected with Thom Wright and Paul Mosher while building and maintaining the trail system at

Harris Hill. Caught the trail building bug from Thom and now as enthusiastic about building trails as

riding on them. Dedicated trail work volunteer at Harris Hill and Jake’s Rocks. Western NY Mountain

Bicycle Association’s volunteer of the year award 2018 and on the club’s board of directors.

Paul Mosher- Operations Manager  Paul was b orn and raised in Colden NY.  (Erie County)

He graduated from Paul Smith's College with a degree in Surveying and Forestry as is an active
member of the National Ski Patrol with Holiday Valley and the Western NY Mountain Bike Association.
Paul has recently retires after working 37 years for Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company in various capacities.
Started as an engineer/surveyor, working on cross country pipeline installation, moved into general operations as an roving equipment operator and maintenance specialist, traveled extensively throughout the US. 
Retired from TGP as a Station supervisor specializing in the Excavation Safety.
Currently living in Cattaraugus County, Paul devotes his volunteer time to several trail systems in the area.

Thom Wright- Project Developer  Thom has been the primary designer, builder and chief contact with the Land Manager for Harris Hill Ext. Over the last 14 years, HHE has become an 18 mile single-track mecca in the heart of Chautauqua County NY. Thom not only has gone from wish to design to ride ready trails, he has also been a part of 3 IMBA trail crew visits to the region. Holding fast to the sustainable trail rules, he has been great at creating stellar ride experiences on a limited budget and space. Thom has an eye for finding interesting lines and dealing with various pitfalls that might derail where a trail can succeed. Although hand tools are Thom’s forte, he has also recently completed mechanized trail building while attending PTBA conference in West Virginia.