Tag: CDT2016

CDT Update: Southern Montana and Idaho

It’s been awhile since I updated the blog, but the new shoes I purchased back in Helena, MT worked out well and carried me through the rest of Montana and Idaho. After finishing the Montana/Idaho sections of the Continental Divide Trail I decided to…

CDT Update: Shoes

No gear is more important to a hiker than shoes and I have been having shoe problems the past few weeks. Many hikers on the Continental Divide Trail wear trail running shoes which are slightly heavier running shoes designed for trails. Over the years…

CDT Update: Helena, MT

Next on the Continental Divide Trail was a four day hike from Lincoln, MT to McDonald Pass and nearby Helena, MT. On this section is trail my hiking companion was Elevated, a hiker from Australia. Most of the trail follows the Continental Divide through…

CDT Update: The Scapegoat

From the Benchmark Wilderness Ranch it was a three day hike on the Continental Divide Trail through the Scapegoat Wilderness to Rodgers Pass near the small town of Lincoln, MT. I had the Benchmark Ranch all to myself (except for the owner and about…

CDT Update: The Bob

  The Bob is the Bob Marshall Wilderness that begins about 30 miles south of Glacier National Park.  Just to refresh everyone’s memory, since I haven’t had cell service in awhile, I departed East Glacier on the 4th of July. It’s a 16 mile…