Based in Durango, Colorado, Trails 2000 is a
501c3 organization that builds and maintains trails; educates trail users and encourages
connectivity on road, path and trail.
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March 27, 2017
Trails 2000 is pleased to announce the upcoming project to create a town to sky stairway connect in Durango. Project Sky Steps will connect the town of Durango to the Fort Lewis College campus, home of the Skyhawks, by extending the Nature Trail steps. Once complete, the connect will include over 500 steps and gain over 250 feet in elevation, providing a wonderful walking route, commute to the college, and training stairway for runners and those looking for a workout.
Trails 2000 worked with the City of Durango and Fort Lewis College to organize the project. Several local organizations—including Russell Planning and Engineering, CrossFit Durango and CrossFit Catacombs—will volunteer with Trails 2000 to sponsor trailwork days. Work kicked off in April, and continues with various work days scheduled throughout April and May; the public is invited and encouraged to come out to volunteer at work days!
More dates to be announced, pending project progress.
*Time: 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. each day; please note: work on Saturday, May 20, takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. followed by lunch (RSVP here for lunch)
Location: Meet at the 8th Avenue switchback of the Nature Trail. Parking is limited to the neighborhoods below the Nature Trail, specifically on the corner of 6th Avenue and 10th Street; parking is not permitted at the college or on 8th Ave.
What to wear/bring: Volunteers should wear closed toe shoes or boots, long pants, shirt, sun hat, sunscreen, and bring a water bottle and rain jacket (optional). Trails 2000 will provide all tools, instruction, water and snacks.
Questions? Please contact us. We look forward to seeing you at Project Sky Steps trailwork!
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