Continental Divide Trail Bloggers

10 Tips to Reduce the Weight on Your Back

10 Tips to Reduce the Weight on Your Back

As I start getting my gear squared away for the CDT, I was re-reading some of my favourite books and watching Youtube videos to inspire me to keep my pack...

Apr 10, 2017 : Pie
Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

Hiking in the USA from a European Perspective

I’ve been lucky to spend a lot of time in the USA over the past few years. Working at a summer camp in New York state in 2010 and 2011,...

Feb 10, 2017 : Pie
5 Ways I’m Preparing for the CDT

5 Ways I’m Preparing for the CDT

Myself, Click and Cheesebeard are setting off on a southbound hike on the Continental Divide Trail in June 2017 and although the hike is a long way off I’m already starting to...

Jan 12, 2017 : Pie
Retrospective Update From the CDT: Idaho, Montana, and CANADA

Retrospective Update From the CDT: Idaho, Montana, and CANADA

(This is the final installment of my retrospective updates of my 2016 thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail. Click here, THEM PAWS! Finally, I gotto see my first grizzly bears!...

Jan 7, 2017 : Katie Brown
Following Your Primal Instinct

Following Your Primal Instinct

*** I'm laying on rock and crude dirt somewhere in the high desert of Montana. My top turns brown from the fine soil beneath me. I do that often. Sprawl...

Dec 3, 2016 : Dora the Explorer
A Retrospective Update From the CDT: WYOMING

A Retrospective Update From the CDT: WYOMING

Walking through the state of snow and high elevation, the need to stop and take zero days to recover was something I took advantage of fully. I also played a...

Nov 15, 2016 : Katie Brown
A Retrospective Update From the CDT: Oh Colorado!

A Retrospective Update From the CDT: Oh Colorado!

Colorado, let me count the ways. I left off in

Nov 10, 2016 : Katie Brown
My zero day in Nevereverland

My zero day in Nevereverland

Let me start off by saying that fairytales really do exist. No, maybe not the kind you're thinking of...the lovey dovey knight in shining armour kind. This will not be...

Jul 28, 2016 : Dora the Explorer
Sunday in Silver City

Sunday in Silver City

Silver City is a GEM! On Sunday, we had to zero because we had to go the post office on Monday. We had to send a resupply to Pie Town...

Apr 27, 2016 : Victoria Wilkinson
A Zero in Lordsburg

A Zero in Lordsburg

Laundry and Resupply and a Surprise Zero, Oh My! We arrived in Lordsburg early on April 5th, and we stopped by the EconoLodge to see Radar and collect some maps...

Apr 27, 2016 : Victoria Wilkinson