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CDT Thru-Hike Week 6. Big Mountains smaller miles

CDT Thru-Hike Week 6. Big Mountains smaller miles

San Isabel National Forest I skipped the town of Salida and headed through the ski resort into the challanging elevation. The scree rocks rubbed the last of my grip off...

Jul 15, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
CDT Thru-Hike Week 5 San Juan’s

CDT Thru-Hike Week 5 San Juan’s

The Snows of the San Juan's. As I hiked my first miles into the San Juan's my trekking pole collapsed and I fell. My hand and arm were cut up...

Jul 9, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
Night Before the Colorado Trail

Night Before the Colorado Trail

 Back to the Original Plan   After day hikes on the CDT, longer day hikes in more local areas and a lot of contemplation, Also, a slight injury setback made...

Jun 22, 2021 : Chris
New Mexico Gets Grueling but Gorgeous 

New Mexico Gets Grueling but Gorgeous 

The CDT takes us through some of New Mexico’s high points (figuratively and literally). We experience new terrain and weather patterns, along with even more hospitality from the locals.

Jun 21, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
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