A hard decision and a new direction

In the fall of 2005, the Wilderness Trek board made the decision to pursue a process that would provide the organization with the capability of outfitting itself without the use of a commercial outfitter. A few weeks later the board started conducting activities designed to rewrite its mission statement, vision statement, and value statement. This was done with much input from group leaders, former staff, volunteers, and board members.

After several years of planning, in 2011 the board decided not to renew any contracts with commercial outfitting services. During its run from 1992 until 2011, the long term partnership between Wilderness Trek and Wilderness Expeditions produced over 25,000 campers, 650 staff members, and countless trips through Colorado for many generations of Trekkers. WTCC will always be grateful to Wilderness Expeditions for its contributions to our ministry and the long-lasting effects the partnership had on both organizations. 


2011 Press Release

See the press release from 2011 that outlined our path forward.

Statement of Faith

See the statement of faith adopted by our board in 2011.

Mission Statement

See the board resolution for our mission statement adopted 2006.

Vision Committee Board Report

See the full report from the vision committee presented to our board in 2006.