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Why The Colorado Trail is Experiencing Record-High Traffic This Year

Why The Colorado Trail is Experiencing Record-High Traffic This Year

As countless aspiring long-distance backpackers prepared to thru-hike either the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, or Continental Divide Trail this 2020 season, their plans came to an abrupt

Aug 21, 2020 : Tara Ritchey
Colorado Trail Segments 4-5: The Bail

Colorado Trail Segments 4-5: The Bail

I capped off three straight weekends of CT section hiking with something of a grand finale: two sections of trail, more than 30 miles, over four days. At least, that...

Aug 16, 2020 : Rachel
Colorado Trail Segment 3: The Bikers

Colorado Trail Segment 3: The Bikers

You’ve heard it before: after hiking the previous segment the previous weekend, I was geared up for the next! For the third weekend in a row, I continued my path...

Aug 9, 2020 : Rachel
Colorado Trail Segment 2: The Burn Scar

Colorado Trail Segment 2: The Burn Scar

After backpacking Segment 1 the previous weekend, I was hooked on hiking another segment as soon as possible. Given my job and life situation, I didn’t (and still don’t) really...

Aug 8, 2020 : Rachel
Colorado Trail: Segment 1

Colorado Trail: Segment 1

Take yourself back to early May, mid-quarantine, and there I was. Responsibly day-hiking when possible, bonding with my cat every day while remote working, and geeking out on gear lists...

Aug 3, 2020 : Rachel
Dreams vs. Reality for a Colorado Trail Thru-Hike

Dreams vs. Reality for a Colorado Trail Thru-Hike

I had a very loose idea of how I wanted my Colorado Trail hike to go and then (dun dun dunnn) the pandemic hit. Luckily, I've been able to hike...

Jul 27, 2020 : Rachel
Colorado Trail: It’s Go Time

Colorado Trail: It’s Go Time

I have decided to pursue a thru-hike of the Colorado Trail! Why? It is close to home and my gear bag is already packed for this adventure. I feel that...

Jul 7, 2020 : Alicia Pacalo
Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Comforts and Details

Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Comforts and Details

Some stories about my and Legs' favorite pieces of gear on our lists and our Lighter Pack base weight breakdown!

Jul 7, 2020 : Katie Houston
Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Big Four

Our Colorado Trail Gear Lists: The Big Four

See what pack, tent, sleeping bags, and footwear Legs and I chose to hike the Colorado Trail with! More gear updates coming soon...

Jun 29, 2020 : Katie Houston
Continuing with the Colorado Trail

Continuing with the Colorado Trail

My relationship with the Colorado Trail over the past few months has been very off-and-on. I first considered the trail last year and delved deeper and deeper into preparations for...

Jun 21, 2020 : Will Harmon