Our Mission

To protect and preserve the natural integrity of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks through active stewardship and public education.


Protecting the Alpine

CFI partners with the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, passionate volunteer partners and donors nationwide to protect and restore the fragile alpine ecosystems on Colorado’s 14ers.

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About Us

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative was formed in 1994 as a partnership of nonprofit organizations, concerned individuals, and public agencies. Our mission is to preserve and protect the natural integrity of Colorado’s Fourteeners after a 1993 study noted significant environmental impacts due to rapidly expanding recreational use.

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Are you interested in working for the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative?

CFI is currently recruiting trail work and restoration professionals for our upcoming 2017 field season. We are looking for as many as 24 enthusiastic, hard-working seasonal staff leaders/members to complete projects over the summer and early fall. Head over to our website to see the position descriptions and apply! www.14ers.org/2017-seasonal-job-openings/
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