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Section D

Section D

Section D of the Great Divide Trail is a 97km section with 3522m of gain. We hitched the last 5km which followed the highway to Saskatchewan River Crossing.  Section D...

Sep 12, 2021 : Austin Hager
The middle states

The middle states

Since we are so far behind on our blog posting, we are going to cover a few states in rapid fire succession of highs and lows! New York (1368.7 -...

Sep 12, 2021 : Kara and Nick
I took a trip to Shaw’s – and committed to a Thru Hike.

I took a trip to Shaw’s – and committed to a Thru Hike.

A goal to hike the Long Trail, A world changing disease, and a HMG Windrider that doesn't fit quite right... Yeah, that's a pretty strange way to start a post...

Sep 10, 2021 : Pierce Kempkes
The first days on the GR 11 – the start of the end?

The first days on the GR 11 – the start of the end?

The journey can begin. I entered the train early in the morning in Zürich. After a short layover in Paris, the journey continued. In the evening I finally arrived in...

Sep 9, 2021 : Johanna Willi
Week 14. CDT Thru-Hike. Scapegoat & Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Week 14. CDT Thru-Hike. Scapegoat & Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Hitching Is More Dangerous Than Hiking. I was happy to be leaving Lincoln to get back on trail. Or was I leaving. Thumb up, hiking to the edge of town....

Sep 7, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
Southbound into Oregon

Southbound into Oregon

So many NOBOs told me, “you’ll love Oregon. It’s flat, and you’ll easily be able to get 30-35 mile days.”   Hmmm… I believed them.  I was thinking, “Score! I’ll...

Sep 7, 2021 : Janine
Crossing into Oregon (July 30)

Crossing into Oregon (July 30)

This afternoon was a hot, hot afternoon.  I told a friend I'd been hiking with, I just need to hike mindlessly for a while.  Even the effort of chatting while...

Sep 6, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Climb up from Seiad Valley (July 29)

Climb up from Seiad Valley (July 29)

I recognize as I write this that I am so far behind in my posts!  The plan is to continue to write about the days that stuck out to me,...

Sep 6, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Green Mountain Mud

Green Mountain Mud

Pure dismay twists my face as I confront another sprawling puddle with no obvious rocks breaking the murky surface. A leap away, a fist-sized form with white flecks dares me...

Sep 6, 2021 : Shuping Liu
Continental Divide Trail Thru-Hike Week 13. Deerlodge & Helena National Forests.

Continental Divide Trail Thru-Hike Week 13. Deerlodge & Helena National Forests.

Dry Deerlodge Once again water was scarce but some SOBOs told me of a creek but I managed to miss it. After 18 miles I came to a rotten smelling...

Sep 5, 2021 : Sleepin Bear