Views on the JMT/PCT

John Muir Trail - JMT

As a side project to the One of Seven Project, I'll be thru-hiking the John Muir Trail (JMT) on August 30, 2017.  The John Muir Trail starts at the top of Mt. Whitney and ends at the Happy Isle Trailhead in Yosemite National Park.  The trail…
Thru-hiking triple crown logo & map
Triple Crown Logo - thru-hiking - AT - PCT - CDT

What I learned from Thru-hiking

What I learned from thru-hiking hopefully will help me with my bikepacking triple crown and possibly your next hike or bikepacking adventure. My first thru-hike was the Appalachian Trail (AT) in 2001.  It took me 153 days and 10 were zero…
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One of Seven Project Press Release

January 9, 2017 For Immediate Release One of Seven Project Avid cyclist, hiker and adventurer Craig Fowler will be completing the bikepacking triple crown. The bikepacking triple crown consists of the Tour Divide 2709 miles, Colorado…
Thru-Hiking/bikepacking triple crown map w/ symbols

Triple Crown, How Did I Start ?

I'm consistently asked how I got to be a Triple Crown hiker.  Where did my love for thru-hiking and cycling come from.  I grew up in a time when kids made forts from sticks, spent hours in the woods and rode their bicycles everywhere.  I…
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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…
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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…
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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…