CDT Resupply Strategy

  Mile marker Hiking miles Days Resupply Remarks STOP #
Chief Mountain Alternate 0 0     92 mi to East Glacier: carry food for 5 days START!
Chief Mountain Route Jct 35,9 27,4mi        
Many Glacier 35,1 1,5 YES On trail  
         
Two Medicine 90,3 2 YES On trail  
           
East Glacier Park 100,5 92mi 1,5 YES On trail STOP 1
          Buy food for 7 days  
Benchmark TH 235,7 135mi 7 MAILDROP Benchmark Ranch 1,5 mi off trail STOP 2
          Send mailbox with 6 days of food  
Mac Donald Pass Access Point 363,7 128mi 6 YES Helena 16 mi east via Hwy STOP 3
          Buy food for 4 days  
Anaconda Alternate Jct N 418,1          
Anaconda   81mi 4 YES On trail STOP 4
          Buy food for 5 days  
Anaconda Alternate Jct S 558,9          
Chief Joseph Pass Hwy 43 633,6 95mi 5 YES Darby 31mi from Lost Trail Pass Hwy 93 STOP 5
          Buy food for 6 days  
Bannock Pass/Hwy 29 756,9 123,3mi 6   Leadore ID 13 mi south via Hwy 29 STOP 6
          Buy food for 5 days  
Interstate 15 860,6 103,7mi 5   Lima MT 19 mi north via I15 STOP 7
          Buy food for 7 days  
Old Faithful Village 1008,7 148mi 7 YES On trail STOP 8
          Buy food for 5 days  
Brooks Lake Lodge 1107,5 99mi 5 MAILDROP On trail STOP 9
          Send mailbox with 8,5 days of food  
South Pass City 1280,3 173mi 8,5 MAILDROP On trail STOP 10
          Send mailbox with 6 days of food  
Rawlins WY 1399 119mi 6 YES On trail STOP 11
          Buy food for 7,5 days  
CO Hwy 14/ US Hwy 40 1567,6 168,6mi 7,5 YES Steamboat Springs CO 25 mi north via Hwy 40 STOP 12
          Buy food for 5 days  
Grand Lake CO 1663,8 96,2mi 5 YES On trail STOP 13
          Buy food for 6,5 days  
Hwy 9 1794,9 131,1mi 6,5 YES Breckenridge CO 5 mi south (free bus?) STOP 14
          Buy food for 3 days  
Twin Lakes CO 1866,8 72mi 3 YES On trail / 1 mi off trail STOP 15
          Buy food for 4 days  
Monarch Crest Store 1951,3 84,5mi 4 MAILDROP On trail STOP 16
          Send mailbox with 5 days of food  
Spring Creek Pass TH/Hwy 149 2051,8 100mi 5 YES Lake City 17 mi north via hwy 149 STOP 17
          Buy food for 6 days  
Wolf Creek Pass TH/Hwy 160 2169,8 117,7mi 6 YES Pagosa Springs 23 mi south via Hwy 160 STOP 18
          Buy food for 3,5 days  
Hwy 17/Cumbres Pass 2239 69,2mi 3,5 YES Chama NM 12 mi from Cumbres Pass STOP 19
          Buy food for 7,5 days  
Cuba NM 2390,5 151,5mi 7,5 YES On trail STOP 20
          Buy food for 5 days  
Grants NM 2497,2 106,7mi 5 YES On trail STOP 21
          Buy food for 4 days  
Pie Town NM 2626,8 83,1mi 4 MAILDROP On trail STOP 22
          Send mailbox with 6 days of food  
Doc Campbell’s NM Gila River alternate 128,7mi 6 YES limited On trail STOP 23
          Buy food for 2 days  
Silver City NM 2888,9 44,7mi 2 YES On trail STOP 24
          Buy food for 2 days  
Lordsburg NM 2965,1 56,3mi 2 YES On trail STOP 25
          Buy food for 4 days  
Crazy Cook Monument 3050,3 85,2mi 4   On trail FINISH!
             
    TOTAL        
    DAYS 135,5   –> average 20 mile per day  
          –> No zero days
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