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Welcome to the temporary home of Dixie "LIVE" on the Continental Divide Trail. From April, you can visit her on We hope to see you there.

Oct 4, 2018

This is the quickest podcast I've ever released. Jessica got to end yesterday afternoon (October 3) and texted me this morning. I knew you'd want to hear from her so I've rushed the episode out. As you'll hear, she saved the danger until the end.

Thanks so much for listening to the show; we've appreciated all the...

Sep 22, 2018

With Canada only a couple of weeks away, Dixie is facing a race against the snow. It is starting to get colder and she is adjusting her gear to meet the changing weather.

We caught up yesterday morning and she had made it to town for an urgent purchase. She'll explain it!

She and Perk are together most of the time now...

Sep 17, 2018

Jessica is now less than 300 miles from Canada and is moving well after her recent toe issues. However, she is about to enter 190 miles of wilderness, so she caught up with me yesterday to give an update.

She has enjoyed the trip but is now ready to be home. She even had a unique hiking experience for her, with a...

Sep 12, 2018

With Dixie back to full mobility after her toe op, she is making real progress towards the Canada border. For the first time, she looks as if she'll make it before October or, at worst, a few days into the month.

Today, she talks about the impact of the three big trails on her psyche and how they stack up against one...

Sep 8, 2018

The last time we caught up with Dixie, she had decided to get her ingrowing toenails cut out. This was clearly going to disrupt the progress she had been making, and I fully expected her mileage to drop precipitously. She told me that we'd try to speak straight after the operation and, when I didn't hear from her, I...