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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2015 Adopt-a-Trail Accomplishments

Adopters are the front line volunteers caring for The Colorado Trail. They ‘take on’ the responsibility of their section and do the annual maintenance on it. Some do the work themselves and some assemble a group for the outing. Visiting as soon as they can after the snow melts in late Spring, they cut and […]

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2014 Trail Crew Reports

12 Trail Crews, 9 week-longs and 3 weekends 219 volunteers (including crew leaders, cooks, trail workers, Operations Manager…) 58,206 feet of trail improved (over 11 miles: rebuilt tread, rehabbed, widened, boggy sections raised, overgrowth removed…) 403 water drains built and rebuilt (rolling dips, check steps, knicks…) 19 switchbacks improved (smoothed, widened, drainage rebuilt…) 14 creek […]

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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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2014 Adopt-a-Trail Accomplishments

Adopters are the front line volunteers caring for The Colorado Trail. They ‘take on’ the responsibility of their section and do the annual maintenance on it. Some do the work themselves and some assemble a group for the outing. Visiting as soon as they can after the snow melts in late Spring, they cut and […]

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2013 Trail Crew Reports

10 weeklong and 4 weekend Volunteer Trail Crews with an average of 19 participants each Constructed 2 new bridges and replaced 2 old, rotten ones Built and refurbished hundreds of water diversions (rolling dips, check steps, etc.) Improved 2 equestrian creek crossings Removed trees and overgrowth Removed 20 tree stumps from new trail alignment Built […]

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Taylor Lake and mountains

2013 Trail Care Success

In 2013 alone … 638 VOLUNTEERS contributed 16,344 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $366,596 worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 253 Adopters & Helpers • 3,142 hours: Maintained the 567-mile CT (as they do annually) 76 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Multiple excursions each summer Cleared the Trail, sawing and removing numerous fallen […]

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2013 Adopt-A-Trail Accomplishments

As The Colorado Trail grows, so does the Trail Foundation’s Adopt-A-Trail program. With the addition of the Collegiate West 80, the number of Adopter sections increased by 12, bringing the total to 76 (in February, 2004, the roster stood at 58 Adopter sections). That’s a lot of individuals and groups who serve as the CTF’s […]

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2012 Trail Crew Reports

Weeklong Crew 0112 – Lost Park June 30 – July 7, 2012 Crew Leader: Tom Brooksher Total Hours Worked: 807 Crew Members Included: Charlotte Aycrigg, Candace Ballantyne, Misi Ballard, Barbara Beaumont, Michelle Brooksher, Tom Brucia, Jessica Condon, Thomas Couts, Sachin DeYoung, Bev Gherardini, Mark Grant, Kurt Hamann, Jodie Hansen, Dewey Hill, Bharat Ratra, Daniel Russell, […]

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team positioning log

2012 Trail Care Success

In 2012 alone… 584 VOLUNTEERS contributed 17,003 hours preserving The Colorado Trail, an astounding $374,576.09* worth of labor! Adopt-A-Trail VOLUNTEERS • 239 Adopters & Helpers • 3,513 hours Maintained the 486-mile CT (as they do annually) 64 volunteer Adopters plus their helpers Multiple excursions each summer Cleared the Trail, sawing and removing over 1,100 fallen […]

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