Photos and Video Stories about The Colorado Trail


Colorado Trail 2019 Alive and Kicking, a film by bike-packer, Dave Baumann.

The drone footage is spectacular, shot by cinematographer and drone pilot, Davis Yates.


“Walking The Colorado Trail” film by John Finefrock.

About his thru-hike in 2018, this 22-minute film is well done and a fun watch.


CTF Crew 1419 Builds Waterfall Bridge, a film by volunteer, Dr. John Eagerton.

This of just 1 of 15 crews in 2019, this 12-minute film treats viewers to all that’s involved…spectacular scenery.


“Living Step By Step on The Colorado Trail,” by 2019 thru-hikers, Keith and Gina.

This 25-minute video is very well done. It’s upbeat and the scenery is stunning.


Podcast interview of CTF Executive Director.


Gudy Gaskill, Mother of The Colorado Trail, commemorated on TV at Rocky Mtn PBS.


Podcast about The Colorado Trail and Foundation

40 minutes with Bill Manning, all about the CT and CTF (podcast minutes 15:00 to 56:00)

Podcast with CTF Exec Director Bill Manning.
Podcast with CTF Exec Director Bill Manning.


Views From A Tent

One great joy of camping is waking up to a beautiful view right out your front “door”, better known as the entrance to your tent. CTF supporters have sent us some fine images capturing that experience.


Thru-Hike by Megan Byers

Delightful video accompanied by excellent hike planning documents. See Megan’s notes on the video’s YouTube page.


Moving big logs: a group project

How do they get those big logs that support backcountry bridges into position? It’s a group project, with a special tool. These photos explain it.


Three boys tell “Our Colorado Trail Story”; 2011

Eli, Roy, and Jonas VanZweden and mountains
The three VanZweden boys who thru-hiked the CT: Eli, Roy, and Jonas. Click for full PDF.