I looked at different Internet sites and books to prepare my voyage, on the subject of hiking (and cycling references) as much as horse riding
CDT (CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAIL)
The website of my friend Christopher Hiller who is travelling the CDT from April to September 2014 from South to North
HillierHikes.com and his blog to keep tabs on his adventure: http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.fr/
The association that promotes the route
Nice website by "Cookie & Paul", who travelled the CDT in 2008
A free video of their adventure is available on their website. It’s a bit scary in some parts; I decided not to watch it all!
The experiences and video of two "thru-hikers" (who hiked the entire CDT)
The CDT’s technical aspects (guides, GPS points, etc.)
“Yogi books” are a benchmark on the trail, with information on possible stops, postal points, supplies, etc. (available for the PCT and CDT)
FOR ANYONE TEMPTED BY THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL!
Although this is not the trail I’ll be travelling in the end, I would like to share a few references that helped me in my research and got me dreaming. They also laid down the first paving stones for my trip. They could turn out to be useful if you’re thinking of going that way!
A huge thank you to Elodie and Stéphane who shared their experience of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2011 – I wholeheartedly recommend their website, which features all of their travels
An ironic, humorous version of the Pacific Crest Trail
Maps of the Pacific Crest Trail
Official PCT website
A website with masses of information on the PCT
DOING IT BY BIKE...
Excellent reference site for bike travelers (I bought my map and guide for the Great Divide here)
An amazing online library listing all of the major trails in the world – ideal for dreaming and preparing your trip!
The store where I bought my excellent hiking boots and three pairs of pants
For fans of ultralight backpacking