Continental Divide Trail Northbound Gearlist

Last month, I was in Silver City and Lordsburg, NM sending off this year’s crew of Northbound Continental Divide Trail hikers. Although I won’t be heading out on a CDT thru this year, time down in the Bootheel of New Mexico has given me the space to do some...
Starting the Long Trail!

Starting the Long Trail!

Here I am again, excited and a little nervous about hitting another trail. I started at County Rd, a gnarly dirt path that crosses the Long Trail/Appalachian Trail about 3 miles north of the Mass-VT border/the southern termini. I opted this route to avoid the...