How Conditions on the CDT converted me back to a Mummy Style Sleeping Bag

This post is designed to go hand in hand with my recently released video review of the Big Agnes Orno UL 0F Sleeping bag. Be sure to check out the video It’s late June 2017 and the next day we’re heading out. Four to five months of hiking through some of the wildest areas the […]

How my mindset changed throughout the Triple Crown – Guest Post from Cheesebeard

This is a guest post from my good friend Cheesebeard, whilst hiking the CDT together last year he completed his Triple Crown so I’m very happy to have him write the first guest post here on pieonthetrail.com. Pie asked me the other day if I wanted to write something for his blog “Pie on the Trail” and I immediately jumped […]

Journals from the CDT and an Update

Hello Friends So there hasn’t been much activity on the blog over the past six months due to me Thru – Hiking the Continental Divide Trail in the summer and travelling in Asia since then. The CDT was a phenomenal experience and I shared some of those experiences in a series of Blogs over at The […]

10 Tips to Reduce the Weight of your Backpack

As I start getting my gear squared away for the CDT I was re reading some of my favourite books and watching some Youtube videos to inspire me to keep my pack weight down. I thought I’d write out 10 of my favourite tips for reducing the weight of your pack. In no way am […]

My Approach to Eating Healthier on the CDT

Hike, Eat, Sleep, Repeat. That’s really all it comes down to when Thru Hiking. Hike as far as you want to, stay fed and get enough rest to enable you to keep hiking day after day. In My first post on The Trek I talked about all the ways I’m starting to get ready for […]

How to Pack a Backpack for Hiking and Camping

I created this video to share how I like to pack my backpack when I go out in the woods. It’s a collaboration between a bunch of cool backpackers on Youtube, check out my video and all the others in the playlist.

5 Ways I’m Preparing for the CDT

Although the hike is a long way off I’m already starting to prepare. I feel a lot of people can benefit from this information whether you’ve completed a thru-hike in the past or not.

Hiking the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) in 2017

Never Again. After climbing mount Katahdin in 2015 and completing my Thru Hike of the Appalachian Trail I said I’d never hike a long trail like that again. Once was enough right? Never again… So fast forward a little bit to early 2016, Cheesebeard and Click announce that they are indeed hiking the Pacific Crest […]