[Cdt-l] ICT

Benjamin Mayberry benmayberry at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 16:34:37 CST 2012


The best account of hiking the ICT I've found is Brian Frankle's journal
from his 2008 thru-hike. It can be found at:
http://brianfrankle.wordpress.com/ramblin/idaho-centennial-trail2008/

Ben Mayberry

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 11:10 AM, Brian Dickson <briansolar1 at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

> Good luck with the trip Brooks, I am sure you will love the CDT!
>
> On the Idaho ICT, have you done the trail or do you know of anyone who has
> done it? I would be interested in finding out what sort of quality of
> experience it would provide and how wild it is. Looking at the Idaho map it
> certainly looks quite wild and entertaining.
>
> Martina and I have visited the south only to rock climb at 'City of Rocks'
> which is in a lovely desert region. Also the Sawtooth Wilderness is, I
> think very scenic - there are a few classic rock climbing routes in the
> area.
>
> brian
> Black Isle Scotland
> www.pbase.com/briansolar1
>
>
>  ----- Forwarded Message -----
> *From:* Brooks Wilson <wilson.brooks at gmail.com>
> *To:* cdt-l at backcountry.net
> *Sent:* Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 6:33
> *Subject:* [Cdt-l] My CDT
>
> The countdown has begun. I plan on starting at Crazy Cook on April 15. I
> put a map on my blog:
> http://brooksmapped.blogspot.com/2012/02/final-countdown.html
>
> I don't know if everyone would count it as the CDT since I'm intentionally
> skipping sections in favor of other places I've always wanted to go.
>
>  I've seen some posts about people looking for another trail to hike, and
> might I suggest the Idaho Centennial Trail:
> http://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/recreation/idahocentennialtrail.aspxIt's kind of a mini CDT with the desert of the Snake River valley,
> mountains of central Idaho and glaciated features of Northern Idaho
> and arguably more remote in some areas. There website has a lot of great
> info including GPS tracks.
>
> Good hiking,
>
> Brooks
>
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