Plan your trip on The Colorado Trail

Suppose you’re interested in traveling The Colorado Trail this summer, where do you start learning? ColoradoTrail.org – official website includes loads of helpful trail traveler info and resource links CT Guidebook, Databook and other guides – these guides provide mileage and water info (and more) essential to trail travelers CTF Facebook page – official trail info […]

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2019 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

In 2019, CTF Field Operations Manager Brent Adams continued managing the Adopt-A-Trail program. Adams lead three training sessions for Adopters. During his four years of leadership, 56% of current Adopters have attended a training session. Trainings focused on maintaining and improving drainage, identifying problems, and reporting to the CTF office. Adopters do important work in […]

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CTF Trail Crews: 2019 Accomplishments

Summary 15 Trail Crews One trail crew and team leader training 265 volunteers (including crew leaders, cooks, trail workers, Operations Manager, etc.) 10 training participants 8,286 volunteer hours contributed Avalanche debris cleared from several locations Six bridges repaired and/or replaced Hundreds of drains cleaned and/or constructed Three turnpikes constructed 0.37 miles of realignment or new […]

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2019 Foundation Accomplishments

In 2019, 790 VOLUNTEER SHOWINGS contributed 16,728 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $425,393 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 312 Adopters, Helpers, & Training Attendees • 3,589 hours: Maintained the 567-mile CT (as they do annually) 80 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Each visits their Adoption one or more times every season Cleared […]

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CT Conditions 2019 Sept 24

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – September 24. CLOSURES Copper Mountain area: two-mile, trail-season detour affecting parts of CT Segments 7 and 8 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/ct-detour-at-copper-mountain/ North of Monarch Pass: 3.2-mile detour on the CT Collegiate West, CW05 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/closure-detour-near-monarch-pass-2019/ FIRE BANS ETC Fire bans are in […]

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CT Conditions 2019 Sept 17

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – September 17. CLOSURES Copper Mountain area: two-mile, trail-season detour affecting parts of CT Segments 7 and 8 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/ct-detour-at-copper-mountain/ North of Monarch Pass: 3.2-mile detour on the CT Collegiate West, CW05 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/closure-detour-near-monarch-pass-2019/ FIRE BANS ETC Fire bans are in […]

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CT Conditions 2019 Sept 10

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – September 10. CLOSURES Copper Mountain area: two-mile, trail-season detour affecting parts of CT Segments 7 and 8 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/ct-detour-at-copper-mountain/ North of Monarch Pass: 3.2-mile detour on the CT Collegiate West, CW05 . . . . . https://coloradotrail.org/closure-detour-near-monarch-pass-2019/ FIRE BANS ETC Fire bans are in […]

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CT Conditions 2019 Sept 3

Tuesday Blog Post – CONDITIONS 2019 – September 3. FIRE Wildfire near CT Segments 4 and 5 east of Kenosha Pass: Firefighters have gained on containment. This wildfire, first reported on Monday August 26, is maybe 2 miles north northeast from the division between CT Segments 4 and 5. Smoke and flames have died down […]

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