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A beginner hikes the CDT

A beginner hikes the CDT

Hi, welcome to my blog. My name is Jon and I am backpacking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) northbound (NOBO) starting the first week of May 2023. This blog is...

Dec 3, 2022 : Jonathan Carter
New Trail, New Blogger, But the Same Patchwork

New Trail, New Blogger, But the Same Patchwork

Cześć, I'm Kamila Kielar, on the trails better known as Patchwork. If you ended up here probably you are curious about the CDT, my chosen trail for thru-hiking in 2023....

Nov 21, 2022 : Kamila Kielar
The Power Of The Mind

The Power Of The Mind

The problem, is that it might not go away. Instead, you learn how to manage it. Eventually you learn how strong you really are.

Nov 16, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
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 Conclusions

CDT Conclusions

My hike on the CDT was not what I expected or even what I would have chosen for myself, had I the power to arrange all events and hiking conditions. ...

Sep 2, 2022 : Katie Eckman
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
Wyoming: Final Days and Final Thrill on the CDT (July)

Wyoming: Final Days and Final Thrill on the CDT (July)

Starting in Wyoming, I spent an increasing amount of each day imagining leaving the CDT, departing from my original plan to thru hike the trail in one season.  Though I...

Aug 30, 2022 : Katie Eckman
Wyoming: Wind River Range (July 17-19)

Wyoming: Wind River Range (July 17-19)

July 17.  After a good break in the town of Lander, I started back on the CDT again this morning.  This next section of trail would pass through the Wind...

Aug 28, 2022 : Katie Eckman
Wyoming: Great Divide Basin (July 13-16)

Wyoming: Great Divide Basin (July 13-16)

July 13.  I woke early this morning, eager to start hiking under the big open sky in the coolest part of the day.  Outside the tent, the moon was setting...

Aug 24, 2022 : Katie Eckman
Reaching Wyoming (early July)

Reaching Wyoming (early July)

July 4.  Everything- tent, backpack, grass- was soaked with a heavy dew this morning.  That came as a surprise, especially following an evening that was so hot and dry, I...

Aug 21, 2022 : Katie Eckman