News and Announcements

2017 Video Competition

2017 Video Competition

The results are in for the Gulch Video Competition!
We couldn’t be more proud of the videos produced by these trekkers. They did an amazing job of capturing the essence of the Gulch in their own individual ways. Enjoy!

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#GivingTuesdayNM

What is #GivingTuesday? Simply, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving - Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday. It is a fundraising campaign that is driven by social media. 2016 will be the first time for...

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2015 Fall Newsletter

It is a glorious fall in New Mexico! Warm days, cool nights, and golden cottonwoods. We have finished our fall school group season and the staff is now gearing up for an exciting 2016 - especially our celebration of 90 years of Cottonwood Gulch!   Below is a link to...

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2015 Spring Newsletter

Our spring season is in full swing, and we’ve already been leading treks since early April.  Once again, we are in the midst of an exciting year that has been witness to our busiest spring season ever, our new Albuquerque headquarters (pictured below, almost done but...

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Gulch Selves vs. Home Selves: the Wilderness Duality

The last time I visited Hannah Hot Springs was a couple Julys ago with a group of nine boys and two friends and coworkers. The whole experience was, as advertised, primitive. We hiked past dense stands of mesquite, through chest-deep water, and dealt with...

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Trek Country News: Grand Canyon development

Smithsonian Magazine published a thought-provoking article about a proposed development on Navajo Land east of Grand Canyon National Park. Some people want to build a tram to whisk visitors from the rim to the canyon floor.  Check it out:  ...

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