Embracing the vision for the CDT
Embracing the vision for the CDT. CDTC recognizes the trail belongs to the people, and that we have a responsibility to future generations to responsibly manage the trail’s resources and to place those resources in a sacred trust that will ensure that the trail continues to nurture others as it has nurtured so many generations before. To that end, CDTC is committed to building a non-motorized backcountry trail and protecting the trail corridor along the Continental Divide. CDTC serves the trail through on-the-ground projects that ensure the trail is maintained and its corridor is protected in perpetuity. This is accomplished through advocacy for the trail with agencies, lawmakers and the general public; supporting, and inspiring volunteerism for trail construction and maintenance; communicating the vision and direction of the trail as a sustainable resource; educating users, volunteers, and the general public on the appropriate route and uses of the Trail; cultivating strong partnerships; fundraising to help leverage resources widen our impact to protect and preserve the CDT; and by encouraging and supporting land protection efforts to acquire the acquisition of the Corridor on private lands to solve some of the Trail’s most challenging connectivity issues.
Gas, Electric, and Other Linear Transmission Facilities Policy
Natural gas pipelines, coal slurry pipelines, telephone and cable trunk lines, irrigation canals, and electric transmission power lines have the potential to dramatically impact the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.Learn More