CDT

How a CDT Hike Ends Early

How a CDT Hike Ends Early

The final post where my CDT thru-hike ends early.

Jul 1, 2019 : Hungry Cat
The Mayor of Pie Town

The Mayor of Pie Town

A trail update: why I am still in Pie Town, New Mexico! I need to hike out before I end up living here and becoming Mayor!

May 17, 2019 : Hungry Cat
Trail Update: Lordsburg to Pie Town via the Gila Alternate

Trail Update: Lordsburg to Pie Town via the Gila Alternate

This is a CDT thru-hike update in the section from Lordsburg to Pie Town, NM.

May 13, 2019 : Hungry Cat
The Basics of Planning a CDT Thru-Hike

The Basics of Planning a CDT Thru-Hike

Thinking about, or planning a thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail? There’s a lot I think you should know, so for this first part, let's about timeline, navigation, alternates, information...

Mar 30, 2019 : Effie Drew
Bears, Noro, and Lyme: What to Worry About (or not) on Your Thru-Hike

Bears, Noro, and Lyme: What to Worry About (or not) on Your Thru-Hike

So, you’re planning to head out on trail for a long walk. Maybe even a thru-hike of one of the Triple Crown trails — the Pacific Crest Trail, and Image...

Feb 25, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Resupply Strategy on the Continental Divide Trail

Resupply Strategy on the Continental Divide Trail

Salt Lake City, Feb. 8, 2019: How do you get food over a distance of 3,000 miles? In this post I provide a brief summary of what you have to...

Feb 9, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"
Training Hike #1: The Ocean to Lake Trail

Training Hike #1: The Ocean to Lake Trail

Night one: Around 8 p.m. Vince Strawbridge says goodbye as he drops me off at the Nane trailhead on Lake Okeechobee. I watch as he drives away and my eyes...

Feb 6, 2019 : Matt Robbins
What Does It Take to Successfully Thru-Hike?

What Does It Take to Successfully Thru-Hike?

Salt Lake City, Jan. 21, 2019: What does it take to successfully thru-hike? From my perspective, there are three key factors that contribute to the completion of a thru-hike. The...

Jan 21, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"
The Life-Changing Addiction of Thru-Hiking

The Life-Changing Addiction of Thru-Hiking

Salt Lake City, Jan. 21, 2019: The countdown has started. At the end of April---roughly three months from now---I will get dropped off at the Mexican border. Again! The Thru-Hike...

Jan 21, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"
The Continental Divide Trail – The PhD of the Thru-Hikes

The Continental Divide Trail – The PhD of the Thru-Hikes

Salt Lake City, Sunday Jan. 13: While working on a grant for my PhD dissertation, I thought about the saying of "The CDT - The PhD of the thru-hikes." In...

Jan 13, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"