Our friends at Friends of the Peak uncovered the first bridge on the trail and “re-trained” the creek. In the video you can see why the first reports we had were that the bridge was missing or washed away–it was completely covered with silt and debris, and the creek re-routed around it.
The LEDLENSER Trails In Motion Film Festival is an annual international film tour bringing a collection of the finest trail and ultra running films to audiences around the world. Join us as we come together to celebrate the diverse culture of the sport. Brought to you by The Independent Film Society of Colorado, and benefits the American Trail Running Association.
The 5th Annual Creek Week is Sept 29 – Oct 7–it’s the largest watershed-wide cleanup in Colorado! Contact email@example.com by Aug 17 to get information about how you can set up a creek cleanup for your business or group, or if you want to head up a public event. Registration will open soon for public events. More info here.
Meet us at the Outdoor Sports & Rec Expo Aug 30th
Thurs, Aug 30, 5 – 8:30 pm
Ivywild School Gym, FREE
Find out all about the outdoor community, in one place! Groups that rep hiking, running, cycling, skiing, paddleboarding, climbing and more! Get connected and have fun! These events are always well attended and a great time. Facebook event.
Please volunteer for the Trails and Open Space Coalition at the ADT races!
Sunday, September 2, 2 – 3:30 pm–help TOSC staff load tables, chairs and tents into a truck, carpool to America the Beautiful Park and unload.
Monday, September 3, 1 pm – 2:30 pm–meet at America the Beautiful and load the same stuff into the truck, unload at our storage. Reply to this email for more info or to sign up for either of these dates.
We also need volunteers for the race itself on Monday, Sept 3, with various times and duties–see more info here.
Upcoming Volunteer Events
Thurs, Aug 16
Barr Trail (see below)
Sat, August 18–
Dixon Trail (see below)
Cheyenne Cañon Trail Cleanup
Santa Fe Trail cleanup
Barr Trail Thurs, Aug 16, 7:20 am – 3:30 pm
Join Friends of the Peak to prepare Barr Trail for the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon (PPAM). The PPAM support team will take the volunteers and tools in trucks approximately 3 miles up Longs Ranch Road to No Name Creek. Volunteers will work their way down Barr Trail focusing on the areas most in need of help.To sign up or get more info go to: http://www.fotp.com/7-events/projects-2018 or email FOTP directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Trail Building Weekend: August 18 and 19, help complete the Dixon Trail on Cheyenne Mountain! Join RMFI and the Friends of Cheyenne Mountain State Park for a day of trail construction on part of the final .3 miles of trail needed to complete the long awaited Dixon Trail!
This is a strenuous full workday recommended to volunteers in good physical condition.
Mountaintop Cycling Club Sanctioned with USA Cycling. Pro Cat 1 will get $100 first place, $50.00 second place and $25.00 third place.Trophies for balance bike riders 2 -5 years, 1/4 mile course. 6 -8 youth course, 9 – 18 junior cat. 1 to 2 laps, Cat 3, and Masters do 2 laps, Cat 2 riders do 3 laps, as will fat tire, single speed and Clydesdale and Athena.
Purple Pursuit Mountain Bike Race Colorado Springs, Sept 8
Registration is open for the first ever WMBA COS Purple Pursuit Mountain bike race. This is a fun course held at the United States Air Force Academy utilizing the Falcon Trail. The race is open to men and women of all skill levels.Stay up to date with race happenings by following the Purple Pursuit Race on Facebook.