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Six Moon Designs on the Continental Divide Trail

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cdtronreneeAs with many companies, Six Moon Designs (SMD) was founded around a passion: long distance backpacking. And what is the best way to keep this passion alive? By going backpacking of course! This year two of the SMD team will be hitting the trail to complete the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), and in doing so, the Triple Crown.

Six Moon Designs Owner Ron “Fallingwater” Moak will be finishing a 700 mile section of the CDT, concluding his section hike of the entire trail, and Media Manager Renee “She-ra” Patrick will be setting out to thru-hike the full trail, northbound. Both will carry SMD packs and shelters, and will most definitely put them to the test in the remote and often harsh weather along the divide.

Renee has been devising ways to backpack as much as possible in the 13 years since first setting foot on the Appalachian Trail back in 2002. Driven by the physical challenge of walking thousands of miles in a few months, and inspired by the simplicity of a life sleeping under the stars, thru-hiking has become her preferred method of exploration.

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