2016 Volunteer Opportunities

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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY!

June 4, 2016-Gila National Forest

Curious to learn more about Adopting a CDT segment? Want to brush up on trail maintenance skills? Attend this one day training hosted by CDTC and USFS-Silver City Ranger District.
Participants will learn basic trail maintenance techniques including: trail scouting, brushing, tread and drainage, basic trail structures, new trail construction and basic trail design. While this is an introductory training session, participants of all skill levels are welcome.

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Gila National Forest-Gomez Peak

APRIL 17, 2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:Continuing the spirit of TrailFest 2016! Join the CDTC, Gila National Forest and local Silver City volunteers in a day of fun, camaraderie and giving back to the Continental Divide Trail. Volunteers are needed to do light trail maintenance and install signage in the Gomez Peak/Little Walnut area of the Gila National Forestnear Silver City, NM. Easy, Family Friendly project for all volunteers.

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Arapaho-Roosevelt NF-East Shore Trailhead

JUNE 25, 2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:Volunteers needed for basic trail maintenance, reconstruction, brushing and tread repair. The East Shore Trail is a 4.5 mile loop easily accessible from Grand Lake. This project is suitable for all skill levels. Volunteers will meet at 9am at the East Shore Trailhead on June 25th. Camping will be available to volunteers Friday evening at Shadow Mountain Reservoir

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Arapaho-Roosevelt NF-Knight Ridge

JULY 16-18 2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION  This backcountry project will focus on establishing a trail corridor on the 6-mile Knight Ridge, from the Roaring Fork Campground at Arapaho Bay to the Rocky Mountain National Park boundary near Twin Creek. This segment was cleared of over 800 downed trees in 2015. Volunteers will rebuild trail tread, maintain existing trail and install signage.

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Rio Grande National Forest-Wolf Creek Pass

July 29-31, 2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:Come celebrate Colorado’s Gateway Communities of South Fork and Pagosa Springs with a weekend of trail maintenance at Wolf Creek Pass. Volunteers will reestablish the trail tread, build rock retaining walls, rebuild switchbacks, clean drainages, restore social trails, brush out the trail corridor and repair a bridge and turnpikes along the trail.

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Bridger Teton National Forest -Canceled

 

This project has been CANCELED due to fire.

Chama, NM -Trail Adopter and Maintainer Training

Trail Adopter and Maintainer Training

August 6, 2016 Chama, NM – Chama Village Hall, 299 W 4th St, Chama, NM 87520, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Curious to learn more about Adopting a CDT segment? Want to brush up on trail maintenance skills? Attend this one day training hosted by Continental Divide Trail Coalition and the United States Forest Service.

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Carson National Forest 1, August 19-22, 2016

August 19-22, 2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Volunteers will assist with trail maintenance and construction in the Martinez Canyon trail segment. Work will include reconstruction/maintenance of trail tread, clearing brush, minor trail reroutes and installation of Trailhead signs.

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Carson National Forest 2, August 22-26, 2016

August 22-26, 2016

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Volunteers will assist with trail maintenance and construction in the Martinez Canyon trail segment. Work will include reconstruction/maintenance of trail tread, clearing brush, minor trail reroutes and installation of Trailhead signs.

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Colorado Native Brew Crew 1 July 22-23 2016

July 22-23 2016

Open to Colorado Native Brew Crew Members ONLY.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Volunteers will primarily assist with trail maintenance including clearing trail, widening tread and clearing or building drainage structures. A second group will hike the length of the Adopted Segment and inventory trail needs. This Project will include moderate hiking at high elevation, and is open to ALL Brew Crew members, but may be suitable for individuals with some previous outdoor experience. Accommodations can be made to suit participants of any skill level. Please contact CDTC with any questions. Volunteers are asked to arrive Friday evening for Dinner/Introductions and a campfire with CDTC and AC Golden Brewers. Optional camping will be available Saturday evening for participants who would like to stay on their own.

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Colorado Native Brew Crew 2 August 12-13, 2016

August 12-13, 2016

Open to Colorado Native Brew Crew Members ONLY.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Volunteers will primarily assist with trail maintenance including clearing trail, widening tread and clearing or building drainage structures. A second group will hike the length of the Adopted Segment and inventory trail needs. This Project will include moderate hiking at high elevation, and is open to ALL Brew Crew members, but may be suitable for individuals with some previous outdoor experience. Accommodations can be made to suit participants of any skill level. Please contact CDTC with any questions. Volunteers are asked to arrive Friday evening for Dinner/Introductions and a campfire with CDTC and AC Golden Brewers. Optional camping will be available Saturday evening for participants who would like to stay on their own.

 

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