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Sunday June 5th 2022
IPWA Summer Patrol Season Starts
During the summer season (June 5th - September 30th 2022), our summer wilderness volunteers patrol the trails in the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness areas, providing assistance to visitors, educating the public about wilderness regulations and Leave No Trace principles, monitoring trail usage and conditions for the Forest Service, and helping with trail maintenance and clean-up. To learn more, visit the Summer Patrol Program page. Note: We accept a limited number of new volunteers each year and the application window closed on April 30th. If you are interested in being added to our volunteer interest list for next year, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday August 27th 2022
Trail Project at East Portal/South Boulder Creek Trail
Mark your calendar for a trail crew project at East Portal/South Boulder Creek Trail (James Peaks Wilderness) on Saturday August 27th! This project is open to volunteers and member of the public at least 18 years old (or younger with parental consent). To learn more, please contact us via email at email@example.com.
Saturday September 24th 2022
Brainard Lake Tree Clearing Project (Sawyers Only)
Sawyers Only: mark your calendar for the annual fall tree clearing project at Brainard Lake! This project is open to volunteers with a current Sawyer certification. To learn more, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IPWA holds an Annual Photo Contest to showcase the beauty of the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness. This contest is open to IPWA members, volunteers, and our interns. Each individual may submit a maximum of 2 scenic photos (no people may be in the photos). Visit the Photo Contest page for more information.
IPWA Winter Patrol Season Starts
Active volunteers with at least one year experience may apply to join the Winter Patrol team. Training is typically in early-mid November. For more information visit the Winter Patrol Program page.