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Does Montana Even Have a Summer?

Does Montana Even Have a Summer?

Back on the trail again! Craig from Lazy B’s Pizzeria dropped Giggles, Josh, and me off at the Benchmark trailhead, and we hopped straight onto a Ley alternate that cut...

Aug 15, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Hello Bob, Goodbye Earl: East Glacier to the Benchmark Trailhead

Hello Bob, Goodbye Earl: East Glacier to the Benchmark Trailhead

Town! The internet! Perishable foods! Sometimes it’s hard to leave. I insisted on going to the bakery one last time. Josh called MSR to figure out the problem of our...

Aug 15, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Hints of Burnout: This Is a Really Long Trail

Hints of Burnout: This Is a Really Long Trail

I’m just under 2,000 miles in, and I still have about 700 miles left. I definitely am feeling a sense of burnout at this point. Though the views remain stunning...

Aug 13, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Geysers, Border Crossings, and Old Friends

Geysers, Border Crossings, and Old Friends

I’ve made it to the Idaho/Montana border. Less than 1,000 miles to go, which doesn’t seem seem like much. Even though it’s still around a month of hiking. Went through...

Aug 6, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
New Shoes, Windy Views

New Shoes, Windy Views

Done with the Wind River Range. This has been the most beautiful section I’ve ever hiked. The views are truly incredible. I’m sad that it’s over but know there’s still...

Jul 27, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
CDT Take Two: SOBO Through Glacier National Park

CDT Take Two: SOBO Through Glacier National Park

“Back on the trail, back on the traaaaiiil, we don’t stop ‘til we get up that hill!” Thanks to Pat “Axel” Dixon, I had a soundtrack for my return to...

Jul 22, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Crossing a State Line!!!!!

Crossing a State Line!!!!!

Finally made it to Wyoming! I made it to the spot I flipped up to for the Basin. Now we’re heading up to South Pass City at the end of...

Jul 19, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

The I've been hiking trail that is all new to me the past few days. Even though the mosquitoes are bad I feel like I’m no longer hiking through anything,...

Jul 15, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Here There be Giants

Here There be Giants

Making my way through Colorado. I passed places I've hiked before and have come to trail I have never hiked before. From here all the way to the border. Colorado...

Jul 11, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
The Great Basin Part 2: Lightning Frightening

The Great Basin Part 2: Lightning Frightening

Josh, Giggles, and I zeroed in Rawlins so that we could figure out our next steps. The coming section was mostly the remainder of the Great Basin, but before getting...

Jul 10, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt