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Gudy is credited with being the Mother of The Colorado Trail, now 567 miles between Denver and Durango.
The idea for the Trail gained its footing in 1974, when Gudy, the chair of the Colorado Mountain Club's Huts and Trails Committee, was asked to lead the organizing effort.
Read more about Gudy's legacy on the Colorado Trail website
Published July 2016
Former American Trails Board Member Kay Lloyd passed away in January 2022.
An effort is underway to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 with a memorial trail that traverses 1,300 miles.
Longtime American Trails board member Joe Taylor passed away 12/03/2020.
Ron was an avid snowmobiler and ATV rider who worked for the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Ron was a leader who knew that the State Trails Program exists only because of Wyoming’s snowmobile and ORV riders who fund it.