Accomplishments

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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… 539 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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2017 Trail Care Success:

In 2017… 807 CTF VOLUNTEERS contributed 19,852 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $479,227 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 265 Adopters & Helpers • 3,007 hours: Maintained the 567-mile CT (as they do annually) 94 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Multiple excursions each summer Cleared the Trail, sawing and removing numerous fallen trees Cleaned hundreds of water […]

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2017 Trail Crew Accomplishments

17 Trail Crews, seven week-longs and 10 one-to-four day crews 338 volunteers (including crew leaders, cooks, trail workers, Operations Manager…) 7,437 volunteer hours contributed 60 lineal feet of turnpike constructed 250 drains cleaned and/or constructed Rotted log decking replaced and approaches rebuilt at Wurts Ditch bridges 0.4 miles of new trail constructed Four-day Crew 0117 […]

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2017 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

In 2017, CTF Field Operations Manager Brent Adams continued managing the Adopt-A-Trail program. Adams lead two training sessions for Adopters, and over his two years of leadership, 38% of Adopters have attended a training session. Tread maintenance, drainage maintenance and improvement, problem identification, and the importance of reporting were all emphasized. Adopters do important work […]

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2016 Trail Care Success

In 2016 … 618 CTF VOLUNTEERS contributed 21,527 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $552,813 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 293 Adopters & Helpers • 2,860 hours: Maintained the 567-mile CT (as they do annually) 92 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Multiple excursions each summer Cleared the Trail, sawing and removing numerous fallen trees Cleaned hundreds of […]

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2016 Trail Crew Accomplishments

18 Trail Crews, 10 week-longs and 8 one-to-four day crews 367 volunteers (including crew leaders, cooks, trail workers, Operations Manager…) 9,357 volunteer hours contributed 400 water drains constructed 50 lineal feet of turnpike constructed 3 bridge approaches rebuilt 1.25 miles of new trail constructed Two-Day Crew 0116 – Morrison Creek May 21 – 22, 2016 […]

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2016 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

In 2016, oversight of the Adopt-A-Trail program was passed from long-time volunteer Janet Farrar to CTF Field Operations Manager Brent Adams. A new handbook was issued to all adopters, and three well-attended training sessions were held. Tread maintenance, drainage maintenance and improvement, problem identification, and the importance of reporting were all emphasized. Adopters do important […]

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2015 Trail Crew Accomplishments

14 Trail Crews, 90 total crew days 248 volunteers 8,510 volunteer hours contributed 1,500 lineal feet of tread rebuilt 350 lineal feet of turnpike constructed 2,700 lineal feet of new trail constructed CT cabin cleaned up and readied for sale One-Day Crew 0115 – Gudy Gaskill Bridge June 13, 2015 Crew Leader: Loren Woods Total […]

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