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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 are 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
CDT: How Did It Come to This?

CDT: How Did It Come to This?

After I finished the AT in 2018, I knew I would want to do another thru-hike at some point. Of the trails I was considering, the CDT was probably 3rd...

Apr 20, 2021 : Toby Rottman
10 Ways I’m (Emotionally) Preparing For The CDT

10 Ways I’m (Emotionally) Preparing For The CDT

First, thank you to the trees back East where I grew up. Thank you to the lakes, the loons, and the cold winters of my teenage years further North. Thank...

Apr 8, 2021 : Matthew Kok
Hiker Intro: How I Became a Metalhead Hiker and Why I’m Hiking The Colorado Trail/CDT

Hiker Intro: How I Became a Metalhead Hiker and Why I’m Hiking The Colorado Trail/CDT

How I became a hiker and used this hobby to turn my life around. Why hard rock and heavy metal music had an influence on my life and mentality towards...

Apr 6, 2021 : Chris