Daily posts will be running on a delay due to lack of consistent internet access on the trail.
The first of two full days in Tucson, Arizona, today I visited Saguaro National Park and completed what I hope to be my last pre-hike chores.
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Today began my journey to the Continental Divide Trail. I flew from Maryland to Tucson, Arizona, and I’ll be spending the next couple of days here to attempt to acclimatize to the dry, hot desert conditions that are a feature of the region.
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The past few days have been a flurry of activity as I made the final preparations for the Continental Divide Trail.
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Since no thru-hike is complete without a gear list, this is the list of gear I’m taking with me on the Continental Divide trail. This is largely a minor evolution of my gear from my Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikes. I’ve also written on the details of what gear changed, and why.
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