931.3 / 2500.0 miles 37.3% Campsite 1301.3

Daily posts are delayed.
Hike to Canada completed. Now in New Mexico to finish fire closure section.
Current Location: Cumbres Pass / Chama, NM (254.8 miles to go)

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 10:46 pm

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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Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:55 pm

I’ve generally had a pretty good run of luck with my hiking gear. Since I feel the Pacific Crest Trail is a reasonable model for the CDT, there’s only a few things of significance changing in my gear between the PCT and CDT.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022 5:54 pm

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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Tuesday, April 19, 2022 4:50 pm

After two years of delay, I will soon be starting the Continental Divide Trail, my third epic-length hike.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:01 pm

When I delayed my planned thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail last April due to COVID-19, I was cautiously optimistic that, by April of this year, the virus would have been well under control, things would mostly be “back to normal”, and I’d be on trail. That didn’t really happen.

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