colorado trail

CT: 6/16/22

CT: 6/16/22

6/16/22 Cold. High. Quiet. All good. Hitched to TH. West to East. Durango on the Western Slope to Watertown Canyon on the Eastern. Took off. Alone. Wearing gloves, long pants,...

Jun 18, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Colorado Trail Training

Colorado Trail Training

3/09/22 Training. KN and her rescue mutt, Jewel, accompany me as I train for CT, June, 22 CT. The best way for training is just doing it. Eh? So, I...

Mar 9, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Colorado Trail 2022 Prep-N Brown

Colorado Trail 2022 Prep-N Brown

  2/27/22. As a total neurotic, I have to plan for everything on the almost 600-mile Colorado Trail starting in June, 2022.  Having  generated a spreadsheet for everything, I will hike...

Feb 27, 2022 : Naomi Brown
How The Metalhead Hiker Got Destroyed: Colorado Trail/CDT Thru Hike To Be Continued

How The Metalhead Hiker Got Destroyed: Colorado Trail/CDT Thru Hike To Be Continued

My Colorado Trail, CDT, Thru Hike Attempt

Oct 29, 2021 : Chris
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.
Seeing it thru

Seeing it thru

I’m writing right now as a means of processing and coping with the news of all California National Forest land closing due to wildfires, and as a reflection of my...

Sep 1, 2021 : Rachel Crafford
5 Shorter Thru-Hikes for 2021: Trails Brace for Increased Use

5 Shorter Thru-Hikes for 2021: Trails Brace for Increased Use

With COVID-19 far from over, many are rethinking their plans to thru-hike any of the Triple Crown trails this year. This comes after the Appalachian Trail asked hikers to limit...

Mar 9, 2021 : Alex Murphy
CT Part 1- Into Breck

CT Part 1- Into Breck

I'm sitting in Breckenridge eating fresh-baked goods (ordered wearing a mask, of course) and feeling fortunate to not be out in the afternoon thunderstorms. With COVID-19 still widespread, I'm

Jul 14, 2020 : Will Harmon
The Colorado Trail Takes My Breath Away!

The Colorado Trail Takes My Breath Away!

False Starts I flew to Denver on July 12 and stayed withan old family friend for a few days to give myself a chance to adjust to the altitude.  I...

Sep 2, 2019 : George Turner (Old Growth)
Don’t Hate Me!

Don’t Hate Me!

How I Spent My Winter Vacation Turns out I did tear my rotator cuff last August.  The cortisone injections got me through Maine, but it started to act up in...

May 8, 2019 : George Turner (Old Growth)