A story from the beginning of my Pacific Crest Trail Southbound hike in June of 2019.
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Why I’m Hiking the CDT Southbound
The CDT mirrors the PCT in many ways. It’s on the same continent, so why wouldn’t it? The highest mountains are about 800 miles north of the Mexico border. And, the coldest, wettest part of a thru-hike is near the Canadian border, especially in late summer and fall. I’ll skip the cold and wet if I can. So, southbound it is!
How to check snowpack levels on the CDT for a thru-hike
How to use Postholer.com and SNOTEL to monitor snowpack levels on the CDT.