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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

I knew that arriving in Wyoming also meant kicking the mileage up a notch and getting down to this thru-hiking business. This started out as an easy feat, because arrival...

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

A Retrospective Update From the CDT: Oh Colorado!

We left our snowshoes and other winter gear behind as we continued on our journey north on the CDT. Through the rest of Colorado, we faced our first boughts with...

Nov 10, 2016 : Katie Brown
A Retrospective Update From the CDT: The San Juan Mountains

A Retrospective Update From the CDT: The San Juan Mountains

There they were, the famed San Juan Mountains of the CDT--the hardest portion of the trail. Rumors about the snow, high elevation, and avalanche conditions gave every NOBO hiker something...

Oct 31, 2016 : Katie Brown
I MADE IT TO COLORADO: a retrospective update from the CDT

I MADE IT TO COLORADO: a retrospective update from the CDT

Hey guys! You may remember me from the ghosts of spring bloggers past. Last time you heard from me, I was walking through the Land of Enchantment, better known as...

Oct 25, 2016 : Katie Brown