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UPDATESWhat we've been doing

  • The Tail End  – September 15, 2014

    It’s the time of the year, the end of the field season.  There is a light at the end of the tunnel, an end to … Read More >>

  • Something That Doesn’t Belong  – September 8, 2014

    I was hiking an alpine trail, surrounded by lush grass with wildflowers the color of the rainbow. Suddenly, I catch a glimpse of one of … Read More >>

  • Building and Bonding  – September 5, 2014

    As a member of the Adopt-a-Peak crew this summer, my co-leader Dylan and I roam from Fourteener to Fourteener, and from volunteer crew to volunteer … Read More >>

  • All Quiet on the Holy Cross Summit  – August 25, 2014

    The question of Wilderness has been plaguing my brain this past season.  I’ve worked trails in multiple states throughout the last three years and 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)