2008 Accomplishments

In 2008, 640 volunteers contributed 17,255 hours, the equivalent of $336,645 worth of labor, caring for The Colorado Trail.

Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

  • 210 Adopters and helpers spent 1,794 hours maintaining 60 Adopt-A-Trail sections of the Trail, ranging from 3 miles to 19 miles in length
  • 463 fallen trees removed
  • 58 water diversions cleaned
  • Dozens of signs and trail markers were added or replaced

Trail Crew Accomplishments

  • 330 volunteers worked 9,991 hours on 10 weeklong and 2 weekend crews
  • Six-tenths of new trail built
  • 7 miles of tread improved
  • 417 water diversions built or replaced
  • Cataract Ridge reroute refined and new signage added
  • 34 downed trees removed

Other Accomplishments

  • 100 operations, office and other helpers, and board members contributed 5,470 volunteer hours
  • All 2009 projects scouted, planned and organized
  • One Tread Lines newsletter and one Friends letter sent to approximately 6,500 households

Click here to see the full 2008 Trail Crew reports.