CDT

CDT Thru-Hike Week 2: The Gila River

CDT Thru-Hike Week 2: The Gila River

Water Is Life Dropping down into the Gila River was like stepping out of one world and entering another. Just a few days before I was dying of thirst and...

Jun 12, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #1 | Introductions

Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #1 | Introductions

We are beyond thrilled to finally unveil our third season of Trail Correspondents presented by The Trek. For those new to the show, Trail Correspondents is a teleportation machine to...

Jun 1, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Great Strides: PCT Angel Uncovered History of Earliest Known Continental Divide Thru-Hiker

Great Strides: PCT Angel Uncovered History of Earliest Known Continental Divide Thru-Hiker

Great Strides is an occasional feature of The Trek exploring notable walks and walkers from history, literature, and film. If not for the sleuthing of a famous Pacific Crest Trail...

Apr 8, 2021 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
The Why’s

The Why’s

Why's I've told several people of my intent to walk the CDT, and generally this draws a blank stare.  Everyone is aware of the Appalachian Trail, and the magnetic draw...

Apr 8, 2021 : Jerry Yager
Six Triple Crown Spots to Visit If You Can’t Thru-hike This Year

Six Triple Crown Spots to Visit If You Can’t Thru-hike This Year

This article will either help you choose a section to hike, or will spark some daydreams about your future thru-hike.

Mar 31, 2021 : Eloise Robbins
CDT LASH – Highlights

CDT LASH – Highlights

A lot gets packed into 650 miles and 7 weeks spent on trail. You cover amazing terrain: Beautiful. Challenging. Treacherous. You meet amazing people: Hikers. Trail Angels. Strangers. You

Feb 17, 2021 : Dee - OneSpeed
Uncertainty and Strife: Thru-Hiking Permits in the Time of COVID-19

Uncertainty and Strife: Thru-Hiking Permits in the Time of COVID-19

As 2020 winds down, a third wave of COVID-19 infections is engulfing the United States, with the number of daily cases more than tripling over the previous August high and...

Dec 17, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
How our Thru-hike became a LASH

How our Thru-hike became a LASH

We had every intention of thru-hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) this season. Several of the hikers we met while on the CDT (Google & Bear Magnet, Timber & Coins,...

Dec 2, 2020 : Dee - OneSpeed
The Winds Have It – Part Two

The Winds Have It – Part Two

From our experience hiking in the Sierras, if you want a relatively snow free trail experience, it is generally better to not enter the Sierras "too early". Not being particularly...

Nov 14, 2020 : Dee - OneSpeed
The Winds Have It – Part One

The Winds Have It – Part One

Best kept secret in the lower 48 hiking world? It would have to be Wyoming's Wind River Range. How did we not know about this magical place? Had we not...

Nov 12, 2020 : Dee - OneSpeed