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My 5 Favorite Trail Towns on the Triple Crown

My 5 Favorite Trail Towns on the Triple Crown

If I learned anything from my travels on the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail, it's that hiking them would be nigh impossible if not for the...

Nov 23, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
CDT Days 84-99: Northern Montana

CDT Days 84-99: Northern Montana

Johnson Lake to Helena The Northern Montana section of the CDT began with a 1,200 ft. climb on day 84. It brought us to Warren Lake, which for my money,...

Sep 21, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
CDT Days 71-83: Idaho and Southern Montana

CDT Days 71-83: Idaho and Southern Montana

Idaho Border to Lima I woke on day 71 along the Mack's Inn Alternate, which would take me through the community of Island Park instead of West Yellowstone. The walk...

Sep 1, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
CDT Days 52-70: Wyoming

CDT Days 52-70: Wyoming

Encampment to Rawlins On the morning of 6/30/22 rain pounded my tent. The rhythm of the precipitation lulled me into a sense of sleepiness. It wasn't until 7:30 AM that...

Jul 29, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
CDT Days 23-51: Colorado

CDT Days 23-51: Colorado

Chama to Pagosa Springs On the morning of 6/1/22 the owner of the hotel in Chama drove me and some other hikers up to the pass. We decided to backtrack...

Jul 2, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
CDT Days 1-22: New Mexico

CDT Days 1-22: New Mexico

  It all started with a flight to Tucson. My partner and I enjoyed a weekend of some of the best Mexican food the US has to offer. We indulged...

Jun 4, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
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 8-11 Silver City to Doc Campbell’s

CDT Days 8-11 Silver City to Doc Campbell’s

Day 8 Zero day  Silver City was a great town for a zero day; food Co-op, library, coffee shops, and a brewery. What else does a hiker need?    Grand...

May 13, 2022 : Madeline Gould
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