2011 Adopt-A-Trail Program

Snapshot: Adopters 2011 64 Adopter sections 63 Adopters (1 has 2 sections) 150 Adopter Helpers Section lengths vary from 1.6 miles to 16.8 miles Over 2,432 hours spent on trail work this year alone Accomplishments Maintained the entire 486 miles of the CT Made multiple excursions each summer Cleared the Trail, sawing and removing over […]

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2010 Trail Crew Reports

Weeklong Crew 0110 – Twin Lakes Trail Crew 0110, Twin Lakes, June 19-2, 2010 Crew Leader: Phil Smith Crew Members Included: Ashley Batty, Ryker Bynum, Trey Chaffin, Ashley Christner, Jessica Condon, Austin Delohery, Chris Farley, Derek Fleshman, Kelley Gorham, Luke Hannan, Rachel Hatfield, Reuben King, Blake Lobato, Dylan Stokes, Betsy Sylvester, John Sylvester, Ryan Wahl […]

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2010 Accomplishments

In 2010, 531 volunteers contributed 24,035 hours, the equivalent of $516,030 in labor, caring for The Colorado Trail. Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments 257 Adopters and helpers spent 5,680 hours doing annual maintenance along all 486 miles of trail. 474 fallen trees removed 1 damaged bridge replaced Hundreds of water diversions built or cleaned Signage, including confidence markers and steel and […]

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2010 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

The Adopter Program is so diverse! We have Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, mountain bike groups, horseback rider groups, church groups, all women groups, co-workers, friends, families (one has eight children who work!), couples, other trail maintenance groups, Copper Mountain Ski area employees, and the owners of the Trailhead store in Buena Vista. But they all […]

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2009 Trail Crew Report

Weeklong Crew 0109 – Top of the World Trail Crew 0109, Top of the World, June 13–20, 2009 By Bill Carpenter and Gavin Bailey, Co-Crew Leaders Crew Members Included: Paula Atkensen, TJ Campbell, Manda Foo,Gavin Bailey – Leader, Bill Carpenter – Leader, Hisako Handa, Jeff Ballantyne, Richard Crabb, DJ Inman,Laura Becker, Liz Davis, Martha Kondo-Pavish, Bill […]

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2009 Accomplishments

In 2009, 579 volunteers contributed 19,355 hours, the equivalent of  $391,930 worth of labor, caring for The Colorado Trail. Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments 204 Adopters a helpers spent 1,944 hours on maintaining all 486 miles of the CT 219 fallen trees removed Hundreds of water diversions cleaned Signage improved Trail Crew Accomplishments 275 volunteers worked 11,941 hours on 14 […]

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2009 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

Our 61 Adopters are the anchor in our efforts to maintain The Colorado Trail, covering all but one 10-mile stretch of its 488-mile length. Some are new, many others are veterans, and all are invaluable resources not only to the Foundation but to the thousands of hikers, cyclists, backpackers and horse riders who use the […]

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2008 Trail Crew Reports

Weekend Crew 0108 – Bear Creek Trail Crew WE1, National Trails Day, June 7, 2008 By Bill Manning, Leader Crew Members Included: Raydean Acevedo, Fred Almy, Kelsey Andersen, Doug Baker, R. Fred Berry, Ian Bertolacci, Jason Bertolacci, Andria Bilich, Judy Bolis, Rachael Bray, Terry Breheny, John Brewer, Patrick Bull, Susan Butts, Jim Chaney, Julie Chaney, Keith Clarke, Susan […]

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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 […]

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2008 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

What would the CT be without our Adopters? The answer is that the CT would be in sorry condition without the hard working, dedicated volunteers involved in our Adopt-A-Trail program. Their energetic efforts are key to keeping the Trail in good shape. CTF Adopters each take responsibility for a particular section of The Colorado Trail, […]

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