Been meaning to reply, took me awhile so I am sorry Pfeiffer. No, the patches are from the CTDS and you can get them from this site:http://www.continentaldividetrail.org/about-cdtc/the-trail-store/gifts-and-other-goodies/ And your purchase helps the CTDS and the CDT.
"Something hidden, go and find it. Go, and look behind the Ranges. Something lost behind the Ranges. Lost and waiting for you . . . Go!" -Rudyard Kipling