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Meet Scooter

Meet Scooter

I woke up this morning overlooking Compass Lake in Florida and decided that this is the time to introduce myself to you all. My trail name is Scooter (Austin Jenne)...

Jun 14, 2021 : Austin Jenne
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
Light Of A Clear Blue Morning: Early Days on the CDT

Light Of A Clear Blue Morning: Early Days on the CDT

But, this is what I mean, Gila. The world around you is so vibrant, I almost can’t believe it. It's all because of you. I find myself stunned silent as...

Jun 7, 2021 : Matthew Kok
Pre Hike Jitters, First Week On Trail…Dude, Where’s My Truck?

Pre Hike Jitters, First Week On Trail…Dude, Where’s My Truck?

Pre Hike Jitters I  told myself I would be on my hike by now, but I am not.  I have been hiking, packing, and re-packing my gear in my two...

Jun 5, 2021 : Chris
Continental Divide Trail Thru-hike Week 1. The bootheel of New Mexico.

Continental Divide Trail Thru-hike Week 1. The bootheel of New Mexico.

Choose Your Own Adventure Day 1 After a plane and a bus ride, I had arrived in Lordsburg, NM. The Econo Lodge hotel had a shuttle to the to the...

Jun 2, 2021 : Sleepin Bear
A Whole Lotta’ Nothing- And Some Pie

A Whole Lotta’ Nothing- And Some Pie

A stretch of less interesting terrain and road walking has our spirits down. Thankfully, eclectic towns and the kindness of strangers and keeping us optimistic!

May 27, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
Gila We Go!

Gila We Go!

The Gila River section of the CDT did not disappoint! Although the continuous river crossings make for slower miles....The towering canyon walls, fresh water and hot springs made it worthwhile....

May 16, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
Thru-Hike Preperation, Changing Plans

Thru-Hike Preperation, Changing Plans

How I'm preparing for my thru hike.

Apr 30, 2021 : Chris
Swept Away by the CDT

Swept Away by the CDT

This overview of my first four days on the CDT covers the complications the desert presents, as well as the support provided by the communities and other hikers.

Apr 30, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
A Gear Gander for the CDT

A Gear Gander for the CDT

A detailed overview of the gear I will be carrying on the CDT

Apr 22, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett