Accomplishments

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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Approaching Cottonwood Pass in CW02, some snowpack remains. Photo thanks to Jim Collins.

2019 Foundation Accomplishments

In 2019, 790 VOLUNTEER SHOWINGS contributed 16,264 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $413,593 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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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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volunteers prepare to move a fallen tree using ropes

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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