The Life-Changing Addiction of Thru-Hiking

The Life-Changing Addiction of Thru-Hiking

Salt Lake City, Jan. 21, 2019: The countdown has started. At the end of April---roughly three months from now---I will get dropped off at the Mexican border. Again! The Thru-Hike...

Jan 21, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"
CDT Gear List, Part 5: Clothing and Complete List

CDT Gear List, Part 5: Clothing and Complete List

If you've read the previous posts in this CDT gear series, you know we're down to the final one. I'm going to go over what clothes I'm bringing, and wrap...

Jan 20, 2019 : Emma
CDT Gear List, Part 4: Electronics and Snow Gear

CDT Gear List, Part 4: Electronics and Snow Gear

In this fourth post in the series on gear I'll be bringing for my CDT thru-hike, I'll get into electronics, miscellaneous, cold weather gear, and snow gear. If you've missed...

Jan 19, 2019 : Emma
Meet the 2019 Badger Sponsorship Winners!

Meet the 2019 Badger Sponsorship Winners!

Just a few weeks ago we unveiled the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 or Gossamer Gear Backpack Choice between one (1) Therm-a-Rest Hyperion Sleeping Bag One (1) Altra One (1) Darn Tough Socks One

Jan 15, 2019 : Zach
Finding My Place Through the Art of Workcation

Finding My Place Through the Art of Workcation

I worked in the art and antique industry my whole life. If there is one thing I've learned about art, it is that it is subjective. What is gorgeous and...

Jan 14, 2019 : Dosu ? Kinuta
ProjectMOVE: My Triple Crown Attempt

ProjectMOVE: My Triple Crown Attempt

And it begins. Growing up I truly never would have thought I would be leaving my job, family, friends, and most importantly, a real bed. On purpose. But here I...

Jan 14, 2019 : Parker Semin
Let Me Introduce Myself; I’m Yard Sale

Let Me Introduce Myself; I’m Yard Sale

Hello there. First off, thanks for taking interest in my blog. I’m so excited to share my journey along the CDT with you. So, if you’re going to be a...

Jan 14, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
CDT Gear List, Part 3: Tools, Toiletries, Medical Kit, and Repair

CDT Gear List, Part 3: Tools, Toiletries, Medical Kit, and Repair

Time has come to dive into the third part of my CDT gear list. If you missed the first part, on my big three, is here. Now let's look at...

Jan 14, 2019 : Emma
The Continental Divide Trail – The PhD of the Thru-Hikes

The Continental Divide Trail – The PhD of the Thru-Hikes

Salt Lake City, Sunday Jan. 13: While working on a grant for my PhD dissertation, I thought about the saying of "The CDT - The PhD of the thru-hikes." In...

Jan 13, 2019 : Caroline "Earthcake"
CDT Gear List, Part 2: Cookware, Water, and Food Storage

CDT Gear List, Part 2: Cookware, Water, and Food Storage

In my tiny BRS Stove that weighs a mere 0.9 ounces to boil water in a TOAKS long handle spoon. I carry a BIC mini lighter and usually a small...

Jan 12, 2019 : Emma