Links and Resources

IPWA Sites

Volunteer Portal (login required): http://ipwamember.azurewebsites.net/Account/Login

Trail Conditions (Summer Patrol Season, June - Oct.): http://ipwamember.azurewebsites.net/Reports/Public

Trail Conditions (Winter Patrol Season, Nov. - May): http://ipwamember.azurewebsites.net/Reports/PublicWinter

 

Local State and Federal Agencies

U.S. Forest Service Boulder Ranger District: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/recarea/?recid=28178

Colorado Parks and Wildlife: http://cpw.state.co.us

Alpine Research 

CU Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research: http://instaar.colorado.edu

CU Mountain Research Station: https://www.colorado.edu/mrs

Niwot Ridge Long Term Ecological Research: http://niwot.colorado.edu

Front Range Pika Project: http://www.pikapartners.org

Outdoor Equipment (with local retail outlets)

REI: www.rei.com

Neptune Mountaineering: https://www.neptunemountaineering.com

Red Fox Outdoor Equipment: https://us.redfoxoutdoor.com

North Face: https://www.thenorthface.com

Montbell: https://www.montbell.us

Search & Rescue Patrol Organizations

Rocky Mountain Rescue Group: http://www.rockymountainrescue.org

Bryan Mountain Nordic Ski Patrol: http://bmnsp.org 

Outdoor Recreation Organizations

Colorado Mountain Club: https://www.cmc.org

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers: https://www.backcountryhunters.org

Backcountry Horsemen of America: https://www.bcha.org

National Environmental Stewardship  & Volunteer Organizations

The Wilderness Society: https://wilderness.org

National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance: http://www.wildernessalliance.org

National Wildlife Federation: https://www.nwf.org

Defenders of Wildlife: https://defenders.org

National Audubon Society: https://www.audubon.org

The Nature Conservancy: https://www.nature.org

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers:  http://www.wlrv.org

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics:  https://lnt.org

Local Environmental Stewardship & Volunteer Organizations

Indian Peaks Group of the Sierra Club: https://www.sierraclub.org/colorado/indian-peaks

Middle Boulder Creek Coalition: http://www.middlebouldercreekcoalition.org

Boulder County Nature Association: http://www.bcna.org

Boulder County Audubon Society: http://www.boulderaudubon.org

Rocky Mountain Wild: http://rockymountainwild.org

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado: http://www.voc.org

Rocky Mountain Conservancy Conservation Corp: https://rmconservancy.org/learn-us/rocky-mountain-conservation-corps

Sister Wilderness Volunteer Organizations in Colorado

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Grand County Wilderness Group (GCWG): Assist the Sulphur Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service in managing and protecting wilderness and backcountry areas in Grand County, including the Indian Peaks Wilderness accessed from the Western Slope. Volunteers host cabins at the Junco Lake Trailhead and Monarch Lake Trailheads on weekends and holidays in the summer months. 

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Poudre Wilderness Volunteers (PWV): Assist the Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service in managing and protecting wilderness and backcountry areas in Northern Colorado. To achieve this mission, Poudre Wilderness Volunteers recruits, trains, equips and fields citizen volunteers to serve as wilderness rangers and hosts for the purpose of educating the public, and provides other appropriate support to these wild areas.

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Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wildernesses (FOMELC): Provides cooperative stewardship support to the U.S. Forest Service Pike and Arapaho National Forests and the Mount Evans and Lost Creek wildernesses. 

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Friends of the Eagles Nest Wilderness (FENW): Helps the Dillon and Holy Cross Ranger Districts of the White River National Forest maintain portions of the Eagles Nest, Ptarmigan Peak, and Holy Cross Wilderness areas.

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Friends of the Wilderness Steamboat Springs (FW): Partner with the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears, Yampa, and Park's Ranger Districts to perform work in the Mount Zirkel, Sarvis Creek, and Flat Tops Wildernesses, which are within the Routt and White River National Forests.

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Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC): Works with the U.S. Forest Service and other federal land management agencies to build a strong community of supporters who want to see the CDT protected not just for today’s users, but for generations to come.

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