Continental Divide Trail

Retrospective Update From the CDT: Idaho, Montana, and CANADA

Retrospective Update From the CDT: Idaho, Montana, and CANADA

(This is the final installment of my retrospective updates of my 2016 thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail. Click here, THEM PAWS! Finally, I gotto see my first grizzly bears!...

Jan 7, 2017 : Katie Brown
A Retrospective Update From the CDT: WYOMING

A Retrospective Update From the CDT: WYOMING

Walking through the state of snow and high elevation, the need to stop and take zero days to recover was something I took advantage of fully. I also played a...

Nov 15, 2016 : Katie Brown
A Retrospective Update From the CDT: Oh Colorado!

A Retrospective Update From the CDT: Oh Colorado!

Colorado, let me count the ways. I left off in

Nov 10, 2016 : Katie Brown
30 Thru-Hiking Truths You Won’t See on Instagram

30 Thru-Hiking Truths You Won’t See on Instagram

The other evening I was having a conversation with a fellow thru and day hiker at camp. The day hiker asked us why the sudden boom in popularity of the...

Jul 15, 2016 : Dora the Explorer
5 Tips for Preparing to Thru-Hike the Continental Divide Trail

5 Tips for Preparing to Thru-Hike the Continental Divide Trail

The following is a guest post courtesy of Felecia Moran, aka  With hiking the Divide comes responsibility. Responsibility to keep yourself found! Although there are Johnathan Leys free map set and

Jun 29, 2016 : Guest Post
Three Gems in the Triple Crown of Hiking

Three Gems in the Triple Crown of Hiking

The Triple Crown The oldest of them all, the green tunnel blazed by white, the Appalachian Trail.   The Pacific Crest trail, where the highest peaks of the Sierra ebb...

Jan 4, 2016 : Caet Cash
3 Tips for Thru-Hiking the CDT From The Real Hiking Viking [Video]

3 Tips for Thru-Hiking the CDT From The Real Hiking Viking [Video]

What do you get when you mix a Norse, uncivilized barbarian with an accomplished long-distance backpacker (plus a dash of authenticity)?  Fifteen gold stars if you guessed "A Real Hiking

Feb 15, 2015 : Zach
One Weight Weenie’s Desert Gear List

One Weight Weenie’s Desert Gear List

If you've read any of my other articles you might remember that I am not hiking the AT this year, but the Arizona and Continental Divide trails (along with the Te...

Jan 16, 2015 : Hiker Box Special