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10 Reasons to Not Hike the Continental Divide Trail

10 Reasons to Not Hike the Continental Divide Trail

It feels impossible to write an introductory paragraph about a life event as monumental as this one. I've been planning my thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail for the past...

Apr 10, 2024 : Katie Jackson
How I Describe the CDT to People

How I Describe the CDT to People

Using Pop Culture to Describe the CDT With April finally here, this is the month that I leave to start the CDT. It is hard describing to friends and family...

Apr 3, 2024 : Keziah
Flipping the Table, Hiking the Divide

Flipping the Table, Hiking the Divide

It’s the last day of March, and our Ann Arbor house is cluttered with hiking gear and resupply boxes in progress. My husband Todd and I have given notice at...

Mar 31, 2024 : Liz Seger
Headed to the CDT: Fears, Expectations, and Blogging

Headed to the CDT: Fears, Expectations, and Blogging

I'll soon be flying out to New Mexico to walk the Continental Divide from Mexico to Canada. With hiking plans set for the summer, I'm diving into why I chose...

Mar 29, 2024 : Kate Riley
Continental Divide Trail Gear List: The Essentials & More

Continental Divide Trail Gear List: The Essentials & More

What gear should I bring on the Continental Divide Trail? A brief look into my packing list, and a comparison between the gear for the this trail and for my...

Mar 29, 2024 : Katie Jackson
I HATE Talking About Gear: My Gear List (Not Yours)

I HATE Talking About Gear: My Gear List (Not Yours)

When I say I hate talking about gear, I mean it. Preparing for a thru-hike is so fun, and dialing in your gear is so fun, but it can warrant some...

Mar 24, 2024 : Madelyn Dukart
I’m scared of the CDT

I’m scared of the CDT

Hopeful Triple Crown thru-hiker, Al Marriott aka Lookout, has some fears going into his next long-distance hiking adventure: The Continental Divide Trail.

Mar 23, 2024 : Al Marriott
Silver City, Golden Arches, Final Footsteps

Silver City, Golden Arches, Final Footsteps

From my campsite, it was less than ten miles to Silver City via the Walnut Creek alternate. A nice, easy road-walk on a warm, breezy morning. My first stop was...

Mar 19, 2024 : Richard
Surviving The Gila River Alternate

Surviving The Gila River Alternate

I'd worn a hole in both pairs of my Darn Tough socks by the time I'd hiked 2,400 miles. One reason I decided not to replace them was the hardened,...

Mar 12, 2024 : Richard
Hanging Around in Pie Town

Hanging Around in Pie Town

Lunch at Asian Super Buffet was probably the best $16 I've ever spent. Afterwards, a couple of pounds heavier, I walked a few hundred yards to check in at the...

Mar 5, 2024 : Richard