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Upcoming Calendar Year Triple Crown

Upcoming Calendar Year Triple Crown

The perfect storm for a Calendar Year Triple Crown attempt starts like this...

Oct 17, 2019 : Zach Terpstra
The End: And That’s How You Finish the Goddamn CDT

The End: And That’s How You Finish the Goddamn CDT

I’m holding back tears sitting in the airport writing this up as I wait for my flight. Thinking about how to finish. Thinking over the past few days draws me...

Sep 19, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Rainy Days in the Bob: The Road to Glacier

Rainy Days in the Bob: The Road to Glacier

Sitting in East Glacier Park waiting until our permitted day to enter. Only Glacier National Park is left. A hundred miles of crown jewel hiking lies between me and the...

Sep 10, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Passes and Storms in Montana’s Pintlers

Passes and Storms in Montana’s Pintlers

The way out from Anaconda is a highway walk. Just like the way in, except longer, and with a few opportunities to slip onto parallel gravel roads instead. These quieter...

Sep 9, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Dry Burn Areas along the Divide

Dry Burn Areas along the Divide

Heading into the Bob Marshall Wilderness to East Glacier. Permits are gotten, flight is booked, the end is in sight. Levels of surrealism arise as the picture of the past...

Sep 5, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
The Calm Before the Storm: Nearing the End

The Calm Before the Storm: Nearing the End

Almost done. Two towns lie between me and the Northern Terminus. The resupply options aren’t the best so we’ve sent packages there. The trail gods smile upon me as the...

Aug 29, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
To Anaconda! In Which I Accidentally, Temporarily, Steal a Puppy

To Anaconda! In Which I Accidentally, Temporarily, Steal a Puppy

Before leaving Helena, I went for a last lunch with Giggles and Josh at LaPa Grill. They serve all kinds of nontraditional burrito-like things. After a few minutes of tremendous...

Aug 27, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
The Numerous Zeroes and Passes of the Pintler

The Numerous Zeroes and Passes of the Pintler

The end is in sight. It feels a bit surreal. Montana has been so far away for so long and now I’m here. Part of me is ready to be...

Aug 25, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Morale Ascension, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trail

Morale Ascension, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trail

Around 500 miles left. Leaving the Idaho-Montana border to hike up through just Montana to the Canada border. Morale has gone through some changes, as the landscape does as well....

Aug 19, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Creede Cutoff

Creede Cutoff

After a few days rest, many soaks in the hot springs, and a group debrief to discuss what we were comfortable with we packed up and headed out of Pagosa....

Aug 16, 2019 : Elysha Dyer