Sometimes we fall into the pattern of assuming that our trails are just there for our own enjoyment. When in fact, planning, building and maintaining them is an enormous undertaking that relies almost entirely on human power.
The Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association (pronounced “Simba” for all you uninitiated folks out there) has shown us just how much impact the organizations responsible for this work can have not only on the trails, but on the communities in which they operate. If you’ve ever been mountain biking, hiking or trail running in...
This article was originally published in the Spring Issue of Passages Magazine, a publication from the Continental Divide Trail Coalition.
Have you ever wondered what happens to your cat-hole once you hike away? Are you worried about the impact of human waste on the environment?
CDTC partnered with PACT Outdoors, a company seeking to reimagine the backcountry bathroom experience through the use of mycelium. In a recent interview they sat down to learn more about their fungi "technology".