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All Aboard the Colorado Trail

All Aboard the Colorado Trail

Good morning and welcome to the Colorado Trail section of the Continental Divide Trail.  For the next 400 miles, these two wondrous trails become one to take you through the...

Jun 26, 2018 : Brian Cornell
Inside the Mind of a Triple-Triple Crowner: An Interview with “Lint”

Inside the Mind of a Triple-Triple Crowner: An Interview with “Lint”

Some people set out on a thru-hike and quit. Others complete the hike and decide it was fun, but not fun enough to do again. Those who can't stop might hike the...

Mar 29, 2017 : The Editors
Ultralight Backpacking 103: The Skill Set

Ultralight Backpacking 103: The Skill Set

The following series on ultralight backpacking is brought to you by Gossamer Gear, a leading UL gear manufacturer since 1998. Gossamer Gear is a small, passionate company whose mission is to...

Dec 26, 2016 : Caet Cash
Gifts Worth Giving: 8 Places to do Your Holiday Shopping

Gifts Worth Giving: 8 Places to do Your Holiday Shopping

It’s that time of the year folks! Whatever your creed or beliefs, chances are you're going to have to buy something for someone in the next few weeks. I'm happy...

Dec 13, 2016 : Stephen Eren
Brandon “Horsepower” Weis on the Calendar Year Triple Crown and Arizona Trail (BPR #256)

Brandon “Horsepower” Weis on the Calendar Year Triple Crown and Arizona Trail (BPR #256)

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek brought to you by Sawyer Products, we are joined by Brandon “Horsepower” Weis. With minimal prior backpacking experience, in 2021, 

Jun 3, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
What Worked and What Didn’t – CDT Edition

What Worked and What Didn’t – CDT Edition

Normally, I'd leave this post until last, but I think it might actually be more helpful than my usual ramblings. I'm also including a "Needs Improvement" category, in addition to...

Nov 21, 2023 : Richard
Carl “Professor” Stanfield: Reflections on the Calendar Year Triple Crown

Carl “Professor” Stanfield: Reflections on the Calendar Year Triple Crown

In 2022, I set out to backpack more miles in a calendar year than had ever been done. My goal was to average nearly 30 miles a day over 365...

May 23, 2023 : Carl Stanfield
Beginnings: Hachita to Gila National Forest (April 30- May 7)

Beginnings: Hachita to Gila National Forest (April 30- May 7)

April 30.  This day was unique for the gathering of water from a windmill site, and hiking by a herd of cattle in their open range. It took me a...

May 24, 2022 : Katie Eckman
Challenging the Narrative and Amplifying Voices: Resources for Education and Inclusivity in the Outdoor Industry

Challenging the Narrative and Amplifying Voices: Resources for Education and Inclusivity in the Outdoor Industry

One of the universal characteristics of people who love the outdoors is that we enthusiastically lean into discomfort.  The outdoors community is mostly white, which has allowed us the privilege

Jun 3, 2020 : The Editors
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #ContinentalDivideTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #ContinentalDivideTrail

Welcome to our weekly roundup where we carefully select and showcase the most impressive, hilarious, and all-around epic photos taken on the Continental Divide Trail. Use the hashtag #CDT,

Sep 15, 2018 : Andrea Davis