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…)...

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 Co...

CDT Day 8 Gorge Walking Road Walking

25th April 22.4 miles (36km) Roadside Camp (127) to Highway Camp (149.4) I woke to the yelping calls of the nearby coyotes. But I was still tired, very tired. I had to force myself out of the warmth of my sle...

CDT Day 1 The Beginning

18th April 14 miles  Southern Terminus (0.0) to 1st Water Cache (14.0) Sleep did not come easy last night. I think nerves got the better of me. I was awake many time prior to the alarm call at 5.30am. I ...
CDT Trail Days

CDT Trail Days

For the last 3 days the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) hosted the CDT Trail Days in the New Mexican town of Silver City. Rather than head straight out to the trail and start hiking I chose to join hu...
CDT hiking gear list

CDT Hiking Gear List

Here is my CDT hiking gear list for my 2016 hike of the Continental Divide Trail. Shelter + Pack + Sleep System Nemo Hornet 1 Person Tent- 850 Gram Osprey Packs Exos 48- 900 grams (minus the b...
Resupply on the CDT

Resupply on the CDT

My resupply on the CDT. It's a rough draft and subject to so much change that I think it will be impossible to follow. I choose to resupply in towns where possible. Luckily I'm not a fussy eater. I can put up w...

Hiking the CDT

In exactly one month from now I'll be hiking the CDT, also known as the Continental Divide Trail. I'll be hiking northbound from New Mexico to Montana. It is known as one of the hardest thru hikes in the world....