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Yellowstone National Park Closes All Entrances Due to Hazardous Conditions

Yellowstone National Park Closes All Entrances Due to Hazardous Conditions

Yellowstone National Park has closed all park entrances to inbound traffic due to hazardous conditions caused by record rainfall and flooding, according to NPS. The park will be closed, and...

Jun 14, 2022 : Penina Satlow
Extreme Fire Danger Prompts NM Forest Closures, Including Parts of CDT

Extreme Fire Danger Prompts NM Forest Closures, Including Parts of CDT

The US Forest Service has issued closures of four New Mexico national forests, including sections of the Continental Divide Trail, in response to extreme fire danger. Forest closures went into...

May 19, 2022 : Kelly Floro
Yellowstone’s New $1,500 Unusable Park Pass

Yellowstone’s New $1,500 Unusable Park Pass

For a $1,500 donation, you can now get an annual pass to Yellowstone National Park for your great-great-grandchildren to use in the year 2172.  The donation also includes a current...

Apr 13, 2022 : Penina Satlow
New Legislation Could Fast-Track CDT Completion by 2028

New Legislation Could Fast-Track CDT Completion by 2028

A new bill introduced in the US House of Representatives last Friday would fast-track the completion of the Continental Divide Trail (CDT). Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO) introduced the CDT

Sep 2, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Strawbridge Family of Six Completes Triple Crown

Strawbridge Family of Six Completes Triple Crown

Vince and Monica Strawbridge, along with their kids, Georgie - 14, Henry - 15, June - 17, and Aiden - 19, completed their Triple Crown on June 21st, 2021 with...

Jul 7, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Camper Killed by Grizzly Bear Near Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness

Camper Killed by Grizzly Bear Near Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) officials are searching for a grizzly bear that attacked and killed a camper early Tuesday morning. They plan to euthanize the bear when they...

Jul 6, 2021 : Kelly Floro
CDTC Releases Updated Guidance for Visiting the CDT

CDTC Releases Updated Guidance for Visiting the CDT

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) has released an updated statement with guidance for hiking along the CDT this year. They remain committed to protecting the communities along the

Jun 3, 2020 : Maggie Slepian
Lake City, CO, to Become 7th CDTC Gateway Community

Lake City, CO, to Become 7th CDTC Gateway Community

On Thursday, May 14, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) announced that the historic mining town of Lake City will become its seventh Gateway Community. CDT Gateway Communities are

May 16, 2020 : Andrew Murphy
How to Support Small Businesses on the AT, PCT, and CDT

How to Support Small Businesses on the AT, PCT, and CDT

Here at The Trek, we've been working on finding a way to support our small-town communities and businesses that depend on the annual influx of hikers. Below we've linked several...

Apr 22, 2020 : Sydney Brehm
CDTC to Host Virtual Trail Days for Entire Month of April

CDTC to Host Virtual Trail Days for Entire Month of April

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) has announced that its sixth annual Trail Days Celebration will now be held virtually via Facebook live stream, due to the initial weekend plans...

Mar 30, 2020 : Andrew Murphy