Colorado Fourteeners Initiative
How one El Paso County bike crash is changing access to 14ers in rural Colorado
Mount Lindsey in the San Luis Valley is the latest fourteener to shut down in the wake of a court decision that made the Air Force liable for injuries to a cyclist
As hikers flock to Colorado 14ers, trail-building crews work to rescue the alpine tundra
Colorado Fourteeners Initiative has worked on 35 of the state’s 58 mountains higher than 14,000 feet, fixing “social trails” created by climbers taking the most direct route to the summit.
Landowners shut down access to three Colorado fourteeners citing liability, impacts
The temporary closure of access to trails climbing private property on Mount Lincoln, Mount Democrat and Mount Bross comes as concerns over liability spike.
Matriarch of Colorado outdoor volunteerism stepping down from “mothership of community stewardship”
Ann Baker Easley has served nearly 40 years growing and wrangling a network of volunteers across Colorado. She’s retiring from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado as funds flow and volunteers waitlists grow.