Articles By: Scatman

Bikepacking the Kokopelli Trail

Bikepacking the Kokopelli Trail

Last Fall I started a “To Do List” and one of the first things on it was to bikepack the Kokopelli Trail.  Haven ridden at both ends of the trail I was curious to know what laid in between.  The Kokopelli Trail is 139 miles long and travels from Loma, CO and Moab, UT.  It consists of mainly dirt roads and old […]

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CDT Gear Review

CDT Gear Review So like with each of the trails before the Continental Divide Trail (PCT and AT) I switched around my gear list.  What follows is my gear list for the CDT and my two cents on how that gear preformed. To see my AT and PCT gear lists go here. *Click on image to purchase Pack ULA Catalyst […]

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PCT vs CDT

PCT vs CDT

Pacific Crest Trail vs. Continental Divide Trail, (PCT vs. CDT)   In an earlier post I compared the Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail, (AT vs. PCT).  That post is one of my most popular gets tons of traffic so I decided to do a comparison of the Pacific Crest Trail vs. Continental Divide Trail, (PCT vs. CDT).  Like the […]

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CDT by the Numbers

CDT by the Numbers

CDT by the Numbers Here are the numbers from my 2015 CDT thru-hike.  I will compare these to the PCT and AT soon as well as post on my feelings and thoughts on my gear.  For now enjoy these and thanks for following along.   General Facts 5 States 25 National Forests 21 Wilderness Areas 3 National Parks 1 National […]

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Triple Crown

Triple Crown

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CDT – Day 131 -Waterton River CG to Canadian Border

CDT – Day 131 -Waterton River CG to Canadian Border

9/2/15 Day 131 -Waterton River CG M3024.8 to Border M3028.6, 4215′ Tent – Nights Spent Alone: 15 4.9,  2710 Trip Miles Day’s of Snow: 9 – Day’s of Rain: 44 – Days of Hail: 19 8:41 am to 9:56 am # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total:  221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more crawling on me) Wanted List Mountain Goat […]

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CDT – Day 130 – Many Glacier CG to Waterton River CG

CDT – Day 130 – Many Glacier CG to Waterton River CG

9/1/15 Day 130 -Many Glacier CG M2993.5 to Waterton River CG M3024.8  , 4922′ Tent – Nights Spent Alone: 15 31.3,  2706.1 Trip Miles Day’s of Snow: 9 – Day’s of Rain: 43 – Days of Hail: 19 9 am to 8:41 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total:  221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more crawling on […]

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CDT – Day 129 – Rt. 89 to Many Glacier CG

CDT – Day 129 – Rt. 89 to Many Glacier CG

8/31/15 Day 129 – Rt. 89 to Many Glacier CG M2993.5 , 4922′ Tent – Nights Spent Alone: 15 30,  2674.8 Trip Miles Day’s of Snow: 9 – Day’s of Rain: 43 – Days of Hail: 19 9 am to 8:41 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total:  221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more crawling on me) […]

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Day #128 – CDT – East Glacier M2927.6 to Rt. 89

Day #128 – CDT – East Glacier M2927.6 to Rt. 89

8/30/15 Day 128 – East Glacier M2927.6 to Rt. 89, 4796′ Cabin – Nights Spent Alone: 15 27, 2644.8 Trip Miles Day’s of Snow: 9 – Day’s of Rain: 43 – Days of Hail: 19 6:20 am to 2:30 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total: 221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more crawling on me) Wanted List […]

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Day #127 – CDT – East Glacier M2927.6

Day #127 – CDT – East Glacier M2927.6

8/29/15 Day 127 – East Glacier M2927.6, 4796′ Cabin – Nights Spent Alone: 15 0, 2617.8 Trip Miles Day’s of Snow: 9 – Day’s of Rain: 42 – Days of Hail: 19 6 am to 5:10 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total: 221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more crawling on me) Wanted List Mountain Goat Grizzly […]

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