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Videos by Trail Users

Colorado Trail | 2020 Thru-Hike film by Mike Windsor

A recap of his 485-mile, 28-day journey, including the scenery, wildlife and 14ers.

540 Miles | A Colorado Trail Documentary, by Davis Yates, Summit Nine Media

About the 2019 bikepacking thru-ride by Dave Baumann, it includes spectacular drone footage and much more.

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.

“Highs and Lows on The Colorado Trail – A Bikepacking Story,” by Andy and Ben

This enlightens bikepacking on the CT and is an enjoyable 33 minute ‘watch’ on YouTube.

Thru-Hike by Megan Byers

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


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.


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.