Tag Archives: Continental Divide Trail

What are the 11 National Scenic Trails in the U.S.?

The National Trails System Act was passed by Congress in 1968. They declared nationwide systems of trails – some scenic, some historic, and others recreational. The first 3 trails to be granted this designation have become known as the Triple Crown of Hiking: Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail. The National Scenic Trails are all at ... Read More »

Continental Divide Trail Completed Again – Congrats Joey!

Joey Richie had always loved backpacking and hiking, but when he was the victim of downsizing he decided to take his love on the road.  Well, on the trail actually – he hiked the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail that stretches from State Glacier National Park in British Columbia, Canada to the New Mexico – Mexico border. Altitude and lightning ... Read More »