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Thru-Hike Preperation, Changing Plans

Thru-Hike Preperation, Changing Plans

How I'm preparing for my thru hike.

Apr 30, 2021 : Chris
Swept Away by the CDT

Swept Away by the CDT

This overview of my first four days on the CDT covers the complications the desert presents, as well as the support provided by the communities and other hikers.

Apr 30, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
A Gear Gander for the CDT

A Gear Gander for the CDT

A detailed overview of the gear I will be carrying on the CDT

Apr 22, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
CDT: How Did It Come to This?

CDT: How Did It Come to This?

After I finished the AT in 2018, I knew I would want to do another thru-hike at some point. Of the trails I was considering, the CDT was probably 3rd...

Apr 20, 2021 : Toby Rottman
10 Ways I’m (Emotionally) Preparing For The CDT

10 Ways I’m (Emotionally) Preparing For The CDT

First, thank you to the trees back East where I grew up. Thank you to the lakes, the loons, and the cold winters of my teenage years further North. Thank...

Apr 8, 2021 : Matthew Kok
Hiker Intro: How I Became a Metalhead Hiker and Why I’m Hiking The Colorado Trail/CDT

Hiker Intro: How I Became a Metalhead Hiker and Why I’m Hiking The Colorado Trail/CDT

How I became a hiker and used this hobby to turn my life around. Why hard rock and heavy metal music had an influence on my life and mentality towards...

Apr 6, 2021 : Chris
Great Gear for the Great Loop

Great Gear for the Great Loop

STOP! If you want to try to guess how much some of my gear weighs before I reveal the answers below, please see my Youtube video at the following link:...

Mar 28, 2021 : Emma Rosenfield
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
CDT Concerns and Conundrums

CDT Concerns and Conundrums

I find myself checking the Countdown app on my phone more and more these days. The start date for my CDT thru hike attempt draws near: 73 days… 69 days…...

Mar 4, 2021 : Heidi Nisbett
CDT LASH – Highlights

CDT LASH – Highlights

A lot gets packed into 650 miles and 7 weeks spent on trail. You cover amazing terrain: Beautiful. Challenging. Treacherous. You meet amazing people: Hikers. Trail Angels. Strangers. You

Feb 17, 2021 : Dee - OneSpeed