In the third installment of the Continental Divide Trail Thru-Hiker Survey, we cover what's probably the biggest (perceived) logistical issue on the CDT, resupply. After hikers get their gear sorted, questions surrounding resupply become the object of CDT hiker fascination. What is CDT resupply?
The Continental Divide Trail Hiker Survey is distributed to CDT hikers at the end of the hiking season every year with the goal of capturing a snapshot of the year’s class and providing a useful resource to future CDT hikers and recreators. The Survey is now in its sixth year and I
After researching your Continental Divide Trail gear, the question many aspiring thru-hikers move to is that of CDT resupply. What is CDT resupply? It's the replenishment of the food (and other consumable items) carried in a hiker's backpack. Contrary to popular belief, hikers of the Trail of
After an interesting year of Continental Divide Trail thru-hiking and CDT survey results in 2020, we're back up and running with a (more) normal year in 2021. The CDT Survey is in its fifth year and I would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to participate. The CDT
If you know someone who is hiking or plans on hiking a long-distance trail, you may want to send them a hiker care package at some point along the trail. The trick of sending a care package? Knowing what to put in it. At first thought, you may be tempted to fill it with "things hikers like" -
Continental Divide Trail resupply is typically what will begin consuming much of your time after you finish researching your CDT gear. However, you should probably spend less time thinking about resupply and more time training with a heavy pack on. That said, it does help to familiarize yourself
After deciding that you're going to hike the Continental Divide Trail and researching your CDT gear, most aspiring thru-hikers move to the question of resupply. What is CDT resupply? It's the replenishment of the food (and other consumable items) carried in a hiker's backpack. The idea that
Welcome to the results of the 2019 Continental Divide Trail Thru-hiker Survey! The CDT Survey is now in its third year and I would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to participate. You're all champions of life. And thank you, dear reader, for being patient while