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Care for Colorado Coalition

CCCSA is proud to be a Stewardship Partner with the Care for Colorado Coalition, which educates visitors and residents on how to responsibly enjoy the state’s natural and cultural resources.

Do Your Part

Follow the Care for Colorado Leave No Trace Principles

01 Know before you go
02 Stick to the trails
03 Leave it as you find it
04 Trash the trash
05 Be careful with fire
06 Keep wildlife wild
07 Share our parks & trails
Learn more about the seven principles

Principles In Practice

Are You Backcountry Smart?

From Colorado Tourism Office

There’s no feeling quite like that of Colorado’s winter backcountry. From the crisp air against your skin and the quiet solitude of the land to the endless opportunities sprawling before you on more than 8.3... Read More
Stewardship January 10, 2024

Beginner Snowshoeing Tips in Colorado

From Colorado Tourism Office

A simple pair of snowshoes can launch you into a Colorado winter wonderland with thickets of snow-laden trees, silent white meadows and trails running parallel to frozen creeks. More than 20 Colorado Nordic centers, 42... Read More
Stewardship December 15, 2023

Outdoor Safety for Climbers and Scramblers

From Rocky Mountain Rescue Group

It's easy to get into trouble outdoors. Learn how to stay safe when climbing, scrambling or otherwise enjoying all that Colorado has to offer.

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Stewardship September 21, 2023

Tips to Stay Safe while Climbing

From the National Park Service

Climbers assume responsibility for their personal safety and must have the appropriate skill and equipment for the route, conditions, weather and season. 

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Stewardship September 21, 2023

Rock Climbing Safety and Regulations

From Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Rock climbing can be highly rewarding, but it also has the potential to be dangerous. Risks include, but are not limited to, falling, falling rock and other objects, equipment failure, human error, adverse weather,... Read More
Stewardship September 21, 2023

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