Online Trail Crew Registration Now Live

REGISTER ONLINE to volunteer on a Trail Crew. For the first time ever, online Crew Registration awaits you. Here are the links: Trail Crew Schedule CTF Trail Crew Registration and Waiver Recently, the new CTF website went live. Completely overhauled, the new site is now mobile friendly and has a fresh new look including stunning […]

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Welcome To Our New Website

Welcome To Our New Website This new website for the Colorado Trail Foundation went live on Monday, Jan. 28. One year in the making, coloradotrail.org is now mobile friendly and modern. It is easier to navigate, helping you find what you want. Nearly all of it has been rewritten for clarity and to be up […]

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Bikepacking the CT makes author cry

Elevation Outdoors magazine, a newsprint magazine distributed for free, published “Over the Mountain There Are More Mountains” by Michael Henry. “When I finally glimpsed the golden ribbon of Stony Pass Road I was so overcome with joy I admit I cried. My spent muscles trembled with adrenaline and I pedaled my Stumpjumper, loaded with camping […]

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CTF Trail Crews: 2018 Accomplishments

Summary 21 Trail Crews 325 volunteers (including crew leaders, cooks, trail workers, Operations Manager…) 8,288 volunteer hours contributed 63 lineal feet of turnpike constructed Hundreds of drains cleaned and/or constructed Four new bridges constructed .55 miles of new trail constructed Four Day Crew 0118 – Boswell Creek May 31 – June 3, 2018 Crew Leader:  […]

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2018 Foundation Accomplishments

In 2018 reported to us so far… 717 VOLUNTEERS contributed 13,418 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $331,290 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 280 Adopters & Helpers • 2,412 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 the trail, sawing […]

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2018 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

In 2018, CTF Field Operations Manager Brent Adams continued managing the Adopt-A-Trail program. Adams lead three training sessions for Adopters. During his three years of leadership, 49% of current Adopters have attended a training session. Trainings focused on maintaining and improving drainage, idenfiying problems, and reporting to the CTF office. Adopters do important work in […]

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Fire Restrictions

Fire bans along The Colorado Trail are the reality nearly every Trail season. But 2018 is already unusual given the drought conditions, especially severe along the southern half of the CT. FIRE BANS START MAY 1. Earlier in the year than normal, fire restrictions begin today, May 1, on the entire San Juan National Forest. […]

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Databook 7 now available at CT store

AVAILABLE NOW. Highly anticipated, this brand-new CT Databook, the 7th Edition, is finally available at the CT Store (before other retailers have it). The price is $19.95 and each purchase helps the CTF sustain the Trail stewardship. ON-THE-TRAIL GUIDE. This pocket-sized book has long been the choice of most travelers on The Colorado Trail. It […]

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