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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.

Aug 30, 2018

With her ingrowing toenails continuing to bother her, Dixie has made a decision to resolve the problem. This will slow her progress but she now has Kyle, Rogue, and Perk with her. Hopefully, the next few days will enable her to get back on track.

She's into her last state, Montana, and is working out how to get to...

Aug 25, 2018

With Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park now behind her, Dixie heads into Idaho with two very angry feet. We had a lot of trouble connecting to have a conversation but eventually managed to speak twice; once on the trail and once in a small town in Idaho.

As always, she was able to project a positive image despite...

Aug 15, 2018

Having spent a couple of weeks with a mini "tramily," Dixie finds herself alone once more, with each of her various hiking companions heading in different directions. I caught up with her this morning, not having heard from her since she had intended to set out with her brother, Dakota. As ever, plans are made to...

Aug 9, 2018

Jessica, Kyle and her brother, Dakota, have been hiking together for a week, at a predictably slower pace but revelling in the diversity of the trail. They've experienced some glorious views and some horrendous hail. Dixie has also had to adapt her hike to accommodate her new companions.

Aug 3, 2018

This conversation was on Wednesday, August 1, so I apologize for not getting it to you earlier. Dixie has been joined by her brother and another familiar face.

We got an excellent question from Shane Capps about hiker hunger, while there thoughts on what you can do when you hit the wall on the trail. Tough times come to...