News and Announcements

#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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Gulch Alumni: Reconnect

Our 90th Reunion is approaching, and we want to get the word out to as many alumni as possible.  As part of that effort, we have created a small survey to let us know who you are, where you are, and why you love the Gulch. Additionally, we will be creating a world map...

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