Category TRAILS

NEW! The School Trails Project

During the month of May, over 1,000 Strawberry Park and Soda Creek elementary students ages 5-11 will put on their walking shoes and get out on local trails. They will be asked to take time to listen to the sounds of the birds, pick up trash, learn trail etiquette and much, much more! The…

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Donation Stations Coming Soon….

This summer, the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund in partnership with local land managers the City of Steamboat Springs and the Bureau of Land Management will install eleven “Donation Stations” at the following trail heads and core trails locations: Stables Trail head Mile Run Trail head Blackmare Trail head Fetcher Park Core Trail Bear…

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Trail Maintenance Donor of the Month: Cathy Wiedemer

Trail Maintenance Donor of the Month: Cathy Wiedemer 1. How do you enjoy trails? Mostly mountain biking and occasionally hiking. 2. When did you first become a donor of the TMEF and what inspired you to give? I believe it was the first year of the TMEF.  The trails in Steamboat provide me…

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: Todd Givnish

TMEF donor of the month

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: Todd Givnish How do you enjoy trails? Frequently!  Trail running and mountain biking are my primary means of travel.  Depending on the day the adventure can range from a lunch break trail run up Hot Springs, to an all-day epic ride along the Divide, to…

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Trail Donor Celebration Party highlights our diverse trail groups

The TMEF Celebration Party at Howelsen Lodge was a great start to 2019. Nearly 60 people attended the event, and we raised $500 for trails. We enjoyed bringing together our valued donors and partner organizations including the Friends of Wilderness, Yampatika, Routt County Riders, and the City of Steamboat Springs. It was a…

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund: Fun Facts!

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund: Fun Facts! Largest Gift: $100,000 Total 2018 Gifts: $239,922 Total Gifts Since Inception: $459,169.14 Total Number of Gifts to Date: 856 Total Grants Since Inception: $14,445.74 Today’s TMEF Balance: $462,436.73 Total 2018 Grants: $7,852 Trails Maintained to date: 3 Trail Ambassadors: 28

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: David High

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: David High How do you enjoy trails? The trail systems are what I consider to be my “church”. I have found that the soft dirt under my feet is my spiritual and psychological escape.  I enjoy riding and running at every opportunity I get as…

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$2,500 matching challenge met for Trails

A matching challenge has been met at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation.  Genereux Investment Management challenged the community to raise $2,500 for the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund. Funds from the challenge pushed the TMEF fundraising campaign closer to its ultimate goal of $1 million to $1.5 million by 2026. This amount will provide…

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2018 Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Granting Projects Announced

Steamboat Springs, CO – The Yampa Valley Community Foundation announced the third grant from the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund (TMEF). Two grants totaling $7,852 will be awarded in December to two local land managers. A grant of $3,500 will be awarded to the US Forest Service for work on the Wyoming Trail NFST…

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Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: Kim Hornsby

Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Donor of the Month: Kim Hornsby How do you enjoy trails? My favorite thing to do in the world is mountain biking the Steamboat area trails. In fact, it was one of the main reasons that I moved here and what continues to keep me here. I am a…

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