Bear eyeballs hiker food along The Colorado Trail

Bear Problems Happen Every Trail Season

Posted May 19, 2022 – Every single Trail season, bear problems happen along The Colorado Trail. Now in my 17th year as Executive Director with the CT Foundation, I cannot remember a trail season without reports like, ‘yeah, the bear got our food and shredded my bag.’ This is one reason the CTF recommends that […]

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Early season snowpack can be a challenge.

Segment Snowpack-Passable Norms 2022

Posted May 3, 2022 – AVERAGE SNOWPACK-PASSABLE DATES – When do Colorado Trail segments normally become snowpack passable? Here at the CT Foundation, we have studied this carefully. Below you’ll see the Average Melt-Off Dates when each segment might become passable. This ‘snowpack passable,’ to us, means not overly arduous or hazardous due to remaining […]

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Databook 7 now available at CT store

AVAILABLE NOW. Highly anticipated, this brand-new CT Databook, the 7th Edition, is finally available at the CT Store (before other retailers have it). The price is $19.95 and each purchase helps the CTF sustain the Trail stewardship. ON-THE-TRAIL GUIDE. This pocket-sized book has long been the choice of most travelers on The Colorado Trail. It […]

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