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One Last Day Before Starting the Continental Divide

One Last Day Before Starting the Continental Divide

This morning I was up around 7am. I was surprised how cold it was last night even sleeping in Monarch’s/Tanya’s RV. I was too lazy to pull my sleeping system...

Jun 28, 2024 : Peg Leg
Walks in Quiet Solitude

Walks in Quiet Solitude

The last few weeks have been challenging, but, at the same time, eerily quiet. I can count on one hand how many other people I've seen on the trail. In...

Jun 28, 2024 : Kristine Hartlaub
New Mexico Recap & Top Fives + CDT Days 44-51

New Mexico Recap & Top Fives + CDT Days 44-51

The New Mexico section of the Continental Divide Trail forever changed us. It took us 44 days to get from the Crazy Cook monument to Cumbres Pass. We learned a...

Jun 25, 2024 : Liz Seger
Cochetopa Cheese Pairings

Cochetopa Cheese Pairings

Continuing On Towards Salida I’m going to be perfectly candid with you– my camera got a lot less use in the section from Spring Creek Pass to Monarch Pass than...

Jun 25, 2024 : Katie Jackson
Exploring Glacier National Park Before Starting the CDT

Exploring Glacier National Park Before Starting the CDT

This morning the sun was up by 6am. I was absolutely shocked, considering how late the sun was out last night. We all packed up at the room to head...

Jun 24, 2024 : Peg Leg
Flying to Montana to Start the Continental Divide

Flying to Montana to Start the Continental Divide

This morning I was up at 3am and got the rest of my things packed up. Not long after that I piled all my things into my dad‘s car and...

Jun 23, 2024 : Peg Leg
Bog or Bob Marshall? June snow storms.

Bog or Bob Marshall? June snow storms.

Mile 100 to 177, on a grizzly quest. Glacier gone not-so-wild I climb over the hiker burritos spread out over the floor as quiet as possible. Most of them are...

Jun 23, 2024 : A girl called Pinecone
Salida to Leadville: The Hiking Food Tour of Colorado

Salida to Leadville: The Hiking Food Tour of Colorado

Hot Spring We walked into Salida, and were very happy to see the Walmart (the bar is very low). We had decided to go to the Hot Springs Aquatic Centre...

Jun 23, 2024 : Rebecca Lynn Ellis
The CDT- Glacier National Park Addition – Part 1

The CDT- Glacier National Park Addition – Part 1

Hectic Day 1 - 9.5 miles Three days before my carefully planned start to the CDT an impending weather system had me changing my itinerary. Fortunately the rangers at Apgar...

Jun 22, 2024 : Deb James
Del Norte to Salida: My Biggest Fear

Del Norte to Salida: My Biggest Fear

Del Norte Del Norte was great! Tons of food, free showers (thank you Trade and Post), and free camping at the edge of town. We were just going to stay...

Jun 19, 2024 : Rebecca Lynn Ellis