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[cdt-l] Stopping Recommendation in MT
> Setting the divide aside (forgive me) I was simply looking a map of the area
> around Yellowstone NP and ID/MT and drawing straight lines. If one could
> head directly north from Old Faithful to the NW corner of the park and then
> hike NW through the Gallatin NF towards Butte it would cut off a few miles.
> I'm not sure if anyone actually has followed such a route, but it seems like
> a possiblity.
Thru-hikers aren't necessarily interested in the shortest route
possible. The route the CDT takes is, in general, more beautiful country
than the route you suggest.
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