Continental Divide Trail and Colorado Trail links


These amazing trails are built, maintained, and supported by volunteers.  Here are some links to some of the fine organizations that make these trails possible.

The Colorado Trail Foundation takes care of The Colorado Trail and 320 co-located miles of the CDT

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is a national non-profit organization working to protect, preserve, and promote the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, and support stewardship of the Trail to connect us to our natural places, our history, and an amazing conservation legacy effort.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado has numerous crews working on the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado

CDT Montana and The Montana Wilderness Society is building and maintaining trail in Montana

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The Continental Divide Trail Society    Jim Wolf's organization.  Source for Wolf guides.  Advocates for the CDT.     

USFS overview map of the official CDT

USFS and BLM maps web sales site  Get just about any western travel map here.  Great resources for planning your hike.  

Here is a link to my backpacking Base Weight Calculator for your planning purposes