The Continental Divide Trail Project

We sent 209 readers out to GPS the Continental Divide Trail, the biggest, baddest, long-distance path of them all. They brought back the makings of the first authoritative map of this American classic. Here, read the Backpacker Blog on the project, and vi
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We sent 209 readers out to GPS the Continental Divide Trail, the biggest, baddest, long-distance path of them all. They brought back the makings of the first authoritative map of this American classic. Here, read the Backpacker Blog on the project, and vi

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PHOTO GALLERY

Views of the CDT

Hit the trail with Backpacker editors and readers as they cover 3,100 miles for the Continental Divide Trail Project.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO COVERAGE

Continental Divide Trail: Amazing Views

Hike the trail with the CDT team and see the amazing vistas that they encountered.

Continental Divide Trail: Wildlife

Hikers weren't the only ones on the CDT. Hit the trail and see some of the wildlife the team saw.

Continental Divide Trail: The Teams

Meet the Montana and Idaho team on the CDT trail.

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The CDT Blog

Learn about the project in Backpacker's exclusive blog coverage of the effort to map the Continental Divide Trail.

Feature Story

The CDT Project

We sent 209 readers out to GPS the Continental Divide Trail, the biggest, baddest long-distance path of them all. They brought back the makings of the first authoritative map of this American classic. These are their stories–and their favorite sections.

COMING SOON!!!

See complete GPS-enabled trip reports from the our CDT map correspondents.