Dixie LIVE on the Continental Divide Trail

Dixie LIVE on the Continental Divide Trail

Follow along with Jessica "Dixie" Mills as she attempts to complete the third leg of hiking's Triple Crown–The Continental Divide Trail. We'll have updates at least twice a week and they will all be posted between 1 and 24 hours after our conversation. This is about as live as you can get.

Recent Episodes

Episode #33 - A snowy finish

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…

Episode #32 - Talking underwear

Sept. 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 t…

Episode #31 - A snowy sunset

Sept. 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…

Episode #30 - Getting humbled

Sept. 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 …

Episode #29 - Powering through

Sept. 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 to…

Episode #28 - Time to make a decision

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…

Episode #27 - Getting the gang back together

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 a…

Episode #26 - Alone again

Aug. 14, 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 …

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