CDT

CDT Part 2: Roads, Roads, Roads – Silver City to Grants

CDT Part 2: Roads, Roads, Roads – Silver City to Grants

Between Silver City and Grants, the CDT has a few noteworthy segments, particularly the Gila River and El Malpais. Otherwise though, it is a lot of road walking. Paved roads,...

Jun 2, 2018 : Megan McGowan
CDT Part 1: The Mexican Border to Silver City

CDT Part 1: The Mexican Border to Silver City

Hi! Allow me to introduce myself. My trail name is Sourstraws, and this year I'm hiking the CDT with my husband, Piñata. Our Kiwi friend, Jupiter, who we met last...

May 21, 2018 : Megan McGowan
CDT Eve Eve

CDT Eve Eve

Landed in El Paso, Texas, about an hour ago.  Currently sitting at DeadBeach Brewery enjoying a post-flight pint as we search for lunch options in the area.  The walk to...

Apr 28, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Piñata and Sourstraws’ CDT Gear List for Two

Piñata and Sourstraws’ CDT Gear List for Two

My husband and I have amassed quite a bit of gear over two thru-hikes.  Still, for the CDT we knew we'd have to purchase some new big ticket items, mostly...

Apr 28, 2018 : Megan McGowan
Pie on the Continental Divide Trail  – New Mexico and Finishing the CDT

Pie on the Continental Divide Trail – New Mexico and Finishing the CDT

Day 111 started after a solid night's sleep, cold brew coffee, and a microwave burrito got my day started. I packed slowly, quickly realizing I’d bought way too much food...

Jan 6, 2018 : Pie
Pie on the Continental Divide Trail  – Getting real in Colorado

Pie on the Continental Divide Trail – Getting real in Colorado

Day 86 I awoke super rested and ready to go. We had a nice day of rolling terrain that made for a smooth day. We dealt with grey patchy skies...

Dec 28, 2017 : Pie
Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – Entering Colorado and hanging out with Big Agnes

Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – Entering Colorado and hanging out with Big Agnes

(So for those of you that follow me on Social Media you'll know that I successfully finished the CDT in early November. Unfortunately I wasn't able to keep my posts consistent at the end end of

Dec 4, 2017 : Pie
Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – Weeks Seven and Eight and a Hard Decision

Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – Weeks Seven and Eight and a Hard Decision

After a relaxing day off we awoke on day 43 and starting getting our gear together. I had another excellent breakfast at the diner in Lima and bought a few...

Sep 27, 2017 : Pie
Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – Weeks Four, Five and Six

Pie On The Continental Divide Trail – Weeks Four, Five and Six

So there's lot of reasons I haven't uploaded a new post from the CDT in a while. Some valid and some not. Anyway here's my nightly scribbles from weeks 4,5...

Aug 27, 2017 : Pie
3MPH: Why We’re Filming A Documentary on the CDT

3MPH: Why We’re Filming A Documentary on the CDT

The Continental Divide Trail is the least developed and most remote of the US long trails. It sretches about 3000 miles between Canada and Mexico and is situated within 50 miles...

Aug 16, 2017 : Mary Beth Skylis