Higher Ground Trails prides itself on building fun, safe and sustainable trails for all trail users and ability levels.
We have always been about designing and building trails with excellence.
High Quality and Reliable Services
Higher Ground Earthworks prides itself in providing the highest standards of quality workmanship and environmental awareness. A professional mountain biking background and over twenty years experience as a heavy equipment operator qualifies Troy Heflin and his company the experience, skill, and perspective to build the best trails.
High Alpine Terrain Trails
Higher Ground Trails specializes in building trails in challenging, high alpine terrain and remote areas.
Higher Ground Trails has built many trails in fragile ecosystems and sensitive areas. We have followed the most environmentally aware and stringent regulations.
Rider-Owned and Operated
We build trails where we live and ride. You can trust us to build high-quality trails with reliable service.
50 + Years Combined Experience
Our combined experience adds a quality and excellence to your trails that you can trust.
We make sure your trails are environmentally sound and sustainable.
We Build Mountain Biking Trails for Alpine Terrain
Troy Heflin is the owner and founder of Higher Ground Earthworks. He’s been a professional mountain biker and operated heavy equipment for over twenty years. He and his team work in the high-altitude terrain in the Colorado Rockies.
We pride ourselves on building professional, sustainable and fun multi-use trails for all abilities. Our trails are used for mountain biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, winter biking, motorcycling, horse-back riding, and more.
We build trails in challenging, high alpine terrain and remote areas. We’ve built many trails in fragile ecosystems and sensitive areas. We have followed the most environmentally aware and stringent regulations.
Trail Building Consultants
We also consult with resorts and real estate developers to advise on trail projects for new builds or renovations.
Mountain Biking Trails
Bike Park Trails
We are also hired for:
- ATV Trails
- Motocross single track trails
- Big Bike Trails
- Fat Bike Trails
- Horseback riding trails
- River Restoration
Experience Working With Towns and Forest Service
We have been building trails in and around Colorado for over a decade. We have been involved in various projects, ranging from mountain biking trails, private horseback riding trails for large properties and river restoration for mountain towns and municipalities.
We specialize in being involved in the creative process. It’s one of our favorite parts of the project. We have the ability to work with abstract, remote areas and craft beautifully designed and interesting trails.
We provide everything needed: equipment, planning, fuel, tools, labor, mobilization.
Troy and his staff have played an essential role in the design, construction, and maintenance of much of the Town of Breckenridge’s world-class trail system. For years, Troy and his crew have worked collaboratively with Town staff to envision, plan, and construct the trails that serve our community’s needs. His work has resulted in outstanding … Continue reading Eric Mamula, Mayor of Breckenridge