News

(Updated) CDTC Asks Thru-Hikers to Postpone, Avoid Discretionary Travel to Reflect Closures and Stay-at-Home Orders

(Updated) CDTC Asks Thru-Hikers to Postpone, Avoid Discretionary Travel to Reflect Closures and Stay-at-Home Orders

On March 17, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition requested that 2020 CDT hikers postpone their section and thru-hikes due to COVID-19.

Mar 27, 2020 : Samantha Olthof
Trail-Related Closures, Reopenings Due to COVID-19

Trail-Related Closures, Reopenings Due to COVID-19

(Updated 7 a.m.. MT, May 28) The Trek is committed to providing the latest news on trail-related closures, postponements, and cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you know of...

Mar 18, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Hiking in the Age of Coronavirus: What to Consider

Hiking in the Age of Coronavirus: What to Consider

(Updated 2:41 p.m. ET, March 19) On March 11, Barney and Sandy Mann—aka Scout and Frodo—sent an email notifying hikers who had signed up for their hostel and shuttling service...

Mar 13, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
JOIN US: Celebrate the CDT’s 40th Birthday in Golden, Colorado

JOIN US: Celebrate the CDT’s 40th Birthday in Golden, Colorado

Forty has never looked so good!  We're teaming up with the CDTC (Continental Divide Trail Coalition) to celebrate the CDT's 40th birthday!  Join us at the Trailhead Taphouse and Kitchen in...

Nov 21, 2018 : The Editors
Hikers Survive Driving Through Vicious Wildfire in Glacier National Park

Hikers Survive Driving Through Vicious Wildfire in Glacier National Park

A heart-pumping video of a pair of hikers narrowly escaping driving through an intense wildfire in Montana's Glacier National Park.

Aug 21, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Volunteers Repair Fire-Damaged Section of CDT

Volunteers Repair Fire-Damaged Section of CDT

The section of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT) that was destroyed in the 2017 Alice Creek fire was recently repaired by several generous volunteers. The Alice Creek fire tore

Jul 20, 2018 : Andrea Davis
The Future of the Continental Divide Trail: Part II

The Future of the Continental Divide Trail: Part II

The Continental Divide Trail Association has been hard at work for five years trying to realize their goal of protecting the entire 3,080 mile trail in perpetuity. Many hurdles stand...

Mar 21, 2018 : Alexa Bonsai Shapiro
The Future of the Continental Divide Trail: Part I

The Future of the Continental Divide Trail: Part I

The Continental Divide Trail has had a rocky history compared to it's counterparts in the East and West. It's path has made for difficulties in working towards a completely protected...

Mar 16, 2018 : Alexa Bonsai Shapiro