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2019 Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Highlights

Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) OUTREACH Partnerships — CDTC launched “Faces of the Continental Divide,” an effort to celebrate diversity along the CDT, which engaged over 2,000 people trail wide and 30 participating partners. CDTC partnered with youth groups and diverse programs to help steward…

Virtual CDT Trail Days

Virtual CDT Trail Days COVID-19 cancellations bring events online worldwide by Amanda Wheelock, Policy and Communications Manager, Continental Divide Trail Coalition Amanda Wheelock has worked, volunteered, and occasionally lived on national trails for most of the last decade. This fall, she is embarking on a…

Summer of storytelling: Showcasing the diverse faces of the Continental Divide

by Andrea Kurth, Marketing, Communications, and Community Outreach Specialist, Continental Divide Trail Coalition In 2018, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) celebrated the first 40 years of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. We applauded decades of progress toward completing the trail—there are fewer than 180…

Continental Divide NST: 2018 Highlights

Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) OUTREACH CDTC, partner organizations, and agency partners signed the entire trail by its 40th anniversary through the “Blaze the CDT” effort.   CDTC added three new Gateway Communities. CDTC expanded its Trail Adopter program by adding over 50 new trail adopters…

Blazing into history along the CDT

by Amanda Wheelock, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Continental Divide Trail Coalition Travelers along the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) face many challenges. The trail traverses long waterless stretches in New Mexico’s deserts and Wyoming’s Great Divide Basin, soars to elevations reaching over 14,000 feet, and crosses snowfields…

Attracting businesses: Survey, marketing toolkit for trail communities

By Continental Divide Trail Coalition Adapted from CDTC e-news and business toolkit The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) recently published a marketing toolkit for local businesses. The business toolkit is available to any business along the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), including its 11 Gateway Communities.…

Continental Divide NST 2017 Highlights

Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) Continental Divide Trail Society (CDTS) OUTREACH Documentation — CDTC developed new strip maps, planning guide, brochure, wall map. Trail Communities — CDTC developed a business survey and toolkit; Lincoln, MT became CDTC’s first Gateway Community in Montana and now there…