Foundation Accomplishments

2021 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

Summary 2021 Adopt-A-Trail – In 2021, CTF Field Operations Manager Darin Radatz continued managing the Adopt-A-Trail program. Radatz lead three training sessions for Adopters. During his year of leadership, 54% 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 […]

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2021 Foundation Accomplishments

Summary 2021 CTF Accomplishments In 2021, 673 VOLUNTEERS contributed 11,091 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $316,251 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 185 Adopters, Helpers, & Training Attendees • 1,716 hours: Maintained the 567-mile CT (as they do annually) 84 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Each visits their Adoption one or more times every […]

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Ted La May, key individual in CT history

CTF Hero, Ted La May, Passed

CTF Hero, Ted La May passed away at home on November 26, 2021. Condolences go out to his wife of 61 years, Pat La May, as well as their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ted played a central role in the development of The Colorado Trail, though the effort got off to a very rocky […]

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

2019 Foundation Accomplishments

Summary 2019 CTF 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 […]

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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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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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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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2015 Trail Care Success

In 2015 … 618 CTF VOLUNTEERS contributed 20,069 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $515,371 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 234 Adopters & Helpers • 2,681 hours: Maintained the 567-mile CT (as they do annually) 93 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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2014 Trail Care Success

In 2014 alone … 663 VOLUNTEERS contributed 11,281 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $283,153 worth of labor! (1) Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 240 Adopters & Helpers • 2,388 hours: Maintained The Colorado Trail (all 567 miles, as they do annually) 79 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Multiple excursions each summer Cleared the Trail, sawing and removing numerous […]

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