Sockwell-donated-items

Sockwell gives us socks!

Sockwell is giving a pair of socks to every student, volunteer, and staff member for Alternative Spring Break 2022. We are really going to need these!
Tennessee Trails Association donates to CTC

Tennessee Trails Association donates to CTC

      The Tennessee Trails Association Highland Rim chapter's Joan Hartvigsen and Marietta Poteet present a donation to the Cumberland Trail Conference's Executive Director, Mike Croley. Mike spoke at the chapter's…
Trail building day - Cumberland Trails Conference

Volunteer Trail Building Day – April 8-9

Come help build new trail on the Upper Piney River Segment!! This is guaranteed to be one of the most beautiful segments of the Cumberland Trail when completed. When: April 8th -9th @ 8:30am ET Where: Upper Piney River Segmen
Alternative Spring Break - March 2022

Alternative Spring Break – 2022

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Each year Cumberland Trails Conference host Alternative Spring Break for college students interested in volunteering their time to help build new trail. This year ASB will be March 6th-12th and trail building efforts will be on new sections of the Piney River Segment.
Upper Piney Trail Building

Volunteer Trail Building – Upper Piney River

The long anticipated construction of Upper Piney River has begun and we are looking for volunteers! It’s likely to be one of the most beautiful segments the Cumberland Trail has to offer featuring waterfalls, boulder gardens, rock formations,…
North Chickamauga Trail Maintenance POSTPONED
CTC Trail Crew
North Chickamauga
Gary Grametbauer

Remembering Gary Grametbauer

Gary L. Grametbauer, age 75, of Kingston, TN, died January 29, 2020, after a short illness. Gary was born in Canton, Ohio, and was a graduate of Hoover High School and the University of Akron. He was employed for more than 30 years at the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant, where he was a manager in instrumentation engineering.
Teresa Kemmer

Alternative Spring Break 2020 – February 2020 News

The 24th Spring Breakaways home base will be at The Head of the Sequatchie in Pikeville Tn. Trail will be built between Stinging Fork State Natural Area and Hinch Mountain March 1- April 3, 2020

Lone Star Purchase Fills a Gap

The state of Tennessee continues to move forward with the acquisition of over 6,600 acres of land in Cumberland County adjacent to Interstate 40. The purchase effort, largely through TennGreen requires over $6 million before the tract can be secured. Acquisition of the land provides a crucial link and closes an huge gap in the 300 mile corridor of the Cumberland Trail between Daddys Creek and Ozone Falls State Natural Area. When complete, the CT will gain 45 miles of trail with one gap of less than two miles.

Ozone and Devil’s Breakfast Table Progress

Two key links in the 300 mile Cumberland Trail are very close to completion. Both sections are roughly 6 miles and link available parking areas.  When open, Devil’s Breakfast Table Section creates an uninterrupted 20 mile hike from Nemo Bridge in Morgan County to Peavine Road in Cumberland County.