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UPDATESWhat we've been doing

  • Now Steena, you promised you wouldn’t get lost again…  – October 20, 2014

    Mission: Collect Wilderness permits and check out potential hunter camps along Martin trail, hike out to West Grouse Mountain trailhead. This is the story about … Read More >>

  • Seasons of Wonder  – September 30, 2014

    Not everyone has a chance to experience the wilderness as I have this season. I have had the opportunity and absolute privilege to see the … Read More >>

  • A Return to the Primitive  – September 22, 2014

    In the Wilderness Act of 1964, which we can thank for areas like the Holy Cross Wilderness, part of the definition of wilderness contains the … Read More >>

  • From Sea Level to Summit  – September 19, 2014

    I drove from Atlanta to Colorado in early August knowing little about what the next two months doing trail maintenance may entail.  Soon enough I … Read More >>

Stay Informed

With CFI involved in so many projects on the Fourteeners, it’s hard to stay on top of all our work. Here are some links to keep you informed of our current and past work. Be sure to check back as we add more information.

2014 Field Season Projects
This field season CFI will work on three fixed-site projects in the following locations:

  1. El Diente Peak (first of two planned years)
  2. Mount Bierstadt (first of two planned years)
  3. Mount of the Holy Cross (fourth year with work ongoing)

Not able to hike in to see our current projects? Click the links to see Google Earth flyover videos to get an idea of what will be happening on each peak.

CFI In the News
“Peak to Peak: 14ers for Every Experience Level” (Denver Life Magazine, May/June 2014)
“Colorado Fourteeners Initiative seeks Peak Stewards program volunteers” (Summit Daily, April 8, 2014)
“Quandary Peak trail restoration project seeks volunteers for this weekend” (Summit Daily, September 3, 2013)
“Call is Out for Volunteers to Maintain Quandary Peak” (CBS4 Denver, August 7, 2013)
“Summit County’s highest peak gets mountain face-lift” (Summit Daily, July 16, 2013)
“Colorado Fourteeners Initiative highlights work on Holy Cross” (Vail Daily, June 22, 2012)
“Saving fourteeners given high priority” (Denver Post, July 10, 2012)
“Protecting our high-alpine places” (Summit Daily News, July 19, 2012)
“Fixing an Aspen Fourteener” (The Aspen Times, August 25, 2012)