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Continental Divide National Scenic Trail 2021 Highlights

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) provided the following highlights for the Continental Divide NST during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience CDTC completed its “Connecting across the Continent” report that showcases how the CDT contributes to the America the…

A field full of flowers backed by pine trees in Muddy pass

Legislation Introduced to Mandate the Completion of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

by Luke Fisher, Trail Policy Program Manager, Continental Divide Trail Coalition Standing at the top of Muddy Pass in autumn, the sweeping views of golden grasses, green pine, and yellow aspens delight with all the beauty of Colorado in the fall. Given the idyllic ridgeline…

2020 Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Highlights

Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) OUTREACH Stories — CDTC launched “Voices of the CDT”, a collection of stories about the people and places, past and present, connected to the CDT.  Planning — CDTC released new trip planning resources for expanded trail visitors. Virtual — CDTC…

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…

Atlas examines full scope of CDT

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition recently announced the completion of the Atlas of the CDT, a collection of thematic maps, infographics, and writing that explores the history and context of the trail corridor and its regional setting. The Atlas examines the Continental Divide National Scenic…

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…

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…