CDT

Colorado Trail: Internal Terrain of Thru-Hiking

Colorado Trail: Internal Terrain of Thru-Hiking

Dark spruces interspersed with slender Aspens adorned with silver, grey, and sage green leaves fluttering in the wind. Columbines appeared in dense patches, swooning softly as though their silken white...

Jun 30, 2022 : Isabella Zenaidah
CDT Days 35-38: Pagosa Springs to Creede Cutoff

CDT Days 35-38: Pagosa Springs to Creede Cutoff

Day 35 16 miles We rolled out of town at 9am, catching a truck back up to Wolf Creek Pass without sticking a thumb out. Loaded down with 5 days...

Jun 16, 2022 : Madeline Gould
CDT Days 18-22: Trail Closures and Becoming a Thru-hiker

CDT Days 18-22: Trail Closures and Becoming a Thru-hiker

Day 18  Zero Day in Pie Town  Shadowhawk talks with local author, Uncle River, while sorting his resupply at the Toaster House.   Day 19 25 miles It was hard...

May 26, 2022 : Madeline Gould
CDT Days 12-17 Doc Campbell’s to Pie Town

CDT Days 12-17 Doc Campbell’s to Pie Town

Day 12 23 miles The first few hours flew by in the Gila, morning light illuminated the cliffs and turned the river into molten gold. Pairs of ducks flushed from...

May 21, 2022 : Madeline Gould
CDT Days 5-8 Lordsburg to Silver City

CDT Days 5-8 Lordsburg to Silver City

Day 5 9 miles There are few better feelings on trail than waking up in a hotel bed, walking across the street to the gas station for a large coffee...

May 4, 2022 : Madeline Gould
How to Eat an Elephant – Preparing for the CDT

How to Eat an Elephant – Preparing for the CDT

BEHOLD: my stuff One bite at a time. Not that I would ever eat an elephant, even if I could - I am vegetarian. I first heard of this while...

May 4, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
CDT Days 1-4 Crazy Cook to Lordsburg

CDT Days 1-4 Crazy Cook to Lordsburg

Day 1 17 miles My tramily and I left Lordsburg, NM at 6:30am in the CDT shuttle, a rented pickup truck driven by a man who introduced himself simply as...

Apr 30, 2022 : Madeline Gould
Packing Resupply Boxes for the CDT

Packing Resupply Boxes for the CDT

My Past Resupply Strategies In less than one week, I will be standing at the southern terminus of the CDT, ready to set out Northbound on my fourth thru-hike and...

Apr 23, 2022 : Madeline Gould
We Done Did It

We Done Did It

We finished the Colorado Trail yesterday! 487 miles in 21 days. After leaving Lake City we had one tough day with a bunch of climbs and then a few days...

Sep 29, 2021 : Ellie B.
Quarantine Dreams: 11,000 Miles in 2022

Quarantine Dreams: 11,000 Miles in 2022

“If your dreams don’t scare you, you aren’t dreaming big enough.” I first came across this quote in an interview I read somewhere with one of the greatest adventure athletes...

Mar 25, 2021 : Carl Stanfield