1448.8 / 2513.7 miles 57.6% Campsite 1804.1

Hike Completed! April 25 - October 17
Daily posts are ongoing, though delayed.

Monday, April 25, 2022 10:08 am
Location: Crazy Cook, Southern Terminus of the Continental Divide Trail (0.0 miles)

I’ve arrived at the southern terminus of the Continental Divide Trail. Now begins my third epic-length thru-hike.

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Lordsburg, New Mexico
Sunday, April 24, 2022 10:18 pm
Location: Lordsburg, NM (0.0 miles)

Today, I traveled from Tucson, AZ to Lordsburg, NM, the first trail town on the CDT.

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Saturday, April 23, 2022 9:11 pm
Location: Tucson, Arizona

Our second full day in Tucson gave us a nice loop hike in a different section of Saguaro National Park.

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A Sea of Saguaro
Friday, April 22, 2022 10:02 pm
Location: Tucson, Arizona

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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A Flowering Cactus
Thursday, April 21, 2022 10:26 pm
Location: Tucson, Arizona

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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