SUPPORT CFIEvery donation counts!

SUPPORT CFIEvery donation counts!

Donations from individual Fourteener enthusiasts play a critical role in CFI’s field successes. Gifts match restricted grants, while funding expenses many foundations and corporations will not cover, such as feeding field crews and transporting crews and supplies to remote trailheads.

Click here to donate now

CONNECTFollow CFI on Facebook

Add us on Facebook! Follow our updates and see our newest crew photos from the field.

Find out how to promote your page too

UPDATESWhat we've been doing

  • My Job as a Trail Builder  – August 18, 2014

    I consider trail building an art.  I have spent eight seasons constructing trails all over the country, and I have had the pleasure of working … Read More >>

  • Fourteener Climbing 101: Intro to Wilderness  – August 15, 2014

    A few years ago I spent the summer working on San Luis peak, Colorado’s least visited Fourteener. In total we spent two years working on … Read More >>

  • A Game of Cat and Mouse  – August 11, 2014

    Thunderstorms approach Head down under tree cover Sky Crackles with Light Part of working in these mountains is accepting the constant cycle of storms that … Read More >>

  • The Challenge Continues  – August 4, 2014

    So here we are, already at the beginning of August! The summer goes by quickly in the Colorado high country, probably because it only lasts … Read More >>

CFI Seasonal Job Announcements Posted

CFI is looking for 12 enthusiastic, hard-working seasonal staff leaders/members to complete our most ambitious project season in years. If you think you have what it takes to build and maintain hiking trails at high altitudes in some of the most beautiful settings imaginable, take a look at the Employment Opportunities page. Position announcements are listed for eight crew leader positions, three crew member positions, and one intern position available for the 2012 summer field season. Applicants must be available to work from late May/early June through late September/early October. Positions are open until filled, though preference in hiring will be given to applications received by Wednesday, March 29.


Colorado Fourteeners Initiative

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative protects and preserves the natural integrity of Colorado’s 54 14,000 foot peaks – the Fourteeners – through active stewardship and public education.