Lightweight Hiking Gear List

Lightweight Hiking Gear List

This is my complete Lightweight hiking Gear list. This gear list enables me to hike almost anywhere in the world in anything but the most extreme of weather. In the last 3 years I have hiked over 9000km and fee...
Hiking the Continental Divide Trail

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail and Blogging Hiking the Continental Divide Trail in 2016 would rate as one of the toughest thing I have ever done in my life. I documented my hike as a daily journal. Every...
hiking the CDT

Tips for Thru Hiking the CDT

Hear are a list of Tips for Thru Hiking the CDT. I plan to keep this updated in future years as a resource to budding CDT hikers. NOBO vs SOBO vs FLIP (more…)...
Hiking the CDT

CDT Gear Review

CDT Gear Review A complete CDT gear review for my 2016 Thru Hike of the Continental Divide Trail. My base weight was around 6kg (13lb), but this depended on where I was hiking. When hiking in the snows of Colo...

CDT Day 163 Almost in Canada 

28th September 19.8 miles Many Glacier (2639) to Fifty Mountain camp (2658.8) For the first time in many days we set off with full bellies. Thanks to the nearby hikers who fed us the night before. It wasn't ...

CDT Day 162 A Perfect Day

27th September  15.5 miles Reynolds campground (2623.5) to Many Glacier (2639) It was warm last night. For the first time in many nights we were not wrapped up in sleeping bags like butterflies in cocoo...

CDT Day 161 Surprising a Grizzly Bear while hiking

26th September  13.9 miles Red Eagle Lake (2609.6) to Reynolds Campground (2623.5) The campsite last night was rather exposed to the wind leaving us both lacking in sleep. Lucky for us the trail was rat...

CDT Day 160 Triple Divide Pass

25th September  14.7 miles Morning Star Lake (2594.9) to Red Eagle Lake (2609.6) It was only about 6 miles to the top of a place known as Triple Divide Pass. The first 3 miles was either flat or downhil...

CDT Day 159 Dangerous Snow covered Trail

24th September  13.2 miles Two Medicine (2581.7) to Morning Star Lake (2594.9) Finally back on trail. Nothing like a few days of boredom and binge Game of Thones watching to crank up the enthusiasm for ...