Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before Hiking the Triple Crown
I hiked the Triple Crown in two years and two months, starting with the PCT, CDT and then the AT. Here’s what I wish I’d known before I started.
Challenging the Narrative and Amplifying Voices: Resources for Education and Inclusivity in the Outdoor Industry
One of the universal characteristics of people who love the outdoors is that we enthusiastically lean into discomfort. The outdoors community is mostly white, which has allowed us the privilege
Hiking in the Age of Coronavirus: What to Consider
(Updated 2:41 p.m. ET, March 19) On March 11, Barney and Sandy Mann—aka Scout and Frodo—sent an email notifying hikers who had signed up for their hostel and shuttling service...
10 Things 2020 CDT Hikers Need to Know
Planning a CDT thru-hike this year? Don't know where to begin? Start here! We'll cover the basics, from getting to and from the trail, what type of navigation to use,...
Overview of the Major Alternates along the CDT
Are you a purist? Get ready for a different kind of adventure when you embark upon the Continental Divide Trail. This is not the PCT, and it’s definitely not the...
Your Guide to Resupplying on the Continental Divide Trail
Planning your resupply on the Continental Divide Trail can be intimidating. While there are hundreds of possible alternate routes for your CDT journey, most of these alternates are more like
Avalanche Danger and Staying Safe on the CDT in 2019
Due to increased snowpack and avalanche danger this year, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) is encouraging all CDT hikers (thru-hikers and otherwise) to be extra cautious on the trail.
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...
How to Get to the CDT Southern Terminus
Starting the CDT can be a little more complicated than the PCT or the AT, starting with the fact that there are actually three potential starting points. Generally speaking, though,...
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 Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail,...