CDT Mailing Labels  

cdt map montana wyoming colorado new mexico Continental Divide Trail Mailing Labels


The CDT Mailing Label page provides an easy way to create mailing labels for many of the locations along the Continental Divide Trail. Simply fill out the form below and select a location. A separate window will popup containing the completed mailing label. Print out the window and you've created your mailing label. The mailing labels are ideal for sending food, maps, guidebooks, gear, and bounce boxes to most locations along the trail. I've also included several links at the bottom of the page for planning, gear manufacturers, CDT journals and videos. Just about anything pertaining to the Continental Divide Trail can be found from this site.

The tables below are based on research done by Ron Moak (original creator of mailing labels), Jim Wolf, Jonathan Ley, Jim Owen, Jackie McDonnell, myself and others. Since most of the towns along the CDT are small and remote, the information is subject to change.


CDT Post Office Map (.gpx) (.gdb)

 

To create mailing labels: you only need to fill the form once. It will be used on any location you select.

To print mailing labels: click on desired location, right-click on popup window, select print. After printing, you can select the next location without closing window. Two labels will fit on a single sheet of paper.

Name
Address
City
  State    Zip
To

If different from the return name.

Montana-Idaho

Location
Website
Miles
N-S
Miles
S-N
M-O-T
Delivery
Type
Cost
Canada  (Waterton)
104
--
*
P, L, M, G, D, C, I, $ USPS PO Free
East Glacier, MT
126
104
0
P, L, M, G, D, S, I, $, hostel USPS PO Free
Benchmark Wilderness Ranch
52
126
1.5
M, L, S, phone: 406-467-3110 UPS R $25
Augusta, MT  east on Benchmark Road
'' 
''
30
P, M, G, L, $ USPS PO Free
Lincoln, MT  west of trail P, M, g, L, $ USPS PO Free
Helena, MT  east at MacDonald Pass
65
15
All, FS USPS PO Free
Elliston, MT  west at MacDonald Pass
''
''
7
P, M, L USPS PO Free
Butte, MT   (Highway 2)
100
10
All, BLM, hostel USPS PO Free
Anaconda, MT  (cut-off)
94
0
All USPS PO Free
Wisdom, MT  east at Chief Joseph Pass
120
26
P, M, g, L USPS PO Free
Sula Country Store  north at Lost Trail Pass
''
''
13
M, L, S, C, $, phone: 970-944-7119 USPS S Free
Darby, MT  north at Lost Trail Pass
''
''
31
P, M, G, L, D, S, FS, C, $ USPS PO Free
Salmon, ID  south at Lost Trail Pass
''
''
47
All, FS, BLM, hostel USPS PO Free
Leadore, ID  west at Bannock Pass
99
120
15
P, M, g, L, S, C, I USPS PO Free
Lima, MT  north at Monida (I-15)
99
15
P, M, g, L, S, C USPS PO Free
Macks Inn, ID  (cut-off)
73
0
P, M, g, L, D, S USPS PO Free
Henry's Lake Route from Lima  
94
--
*
       
West Yellowstone, MT  (north on US 20 E)
56
10
All USPS PO Free

Wyoming

Location
Website
Miles
N-S
Miles
S-N
M-O-T
Delivery
Type
Cost
Old Faithful Station, WY
103
0
P, M, g, D, S, O, $ USPS PO Free
Brooks Lake Lodge
124
103
0
L, phone: 307-455-2121 UPS R Free
Togwotee Mountain Lodge  north on Hwy 26/287
''
''
13
M, g, L, D, C (1 mi) phone: 307-543-2847 UPS R $10
Dubois, WY  south on Hwy 26/287
''
''
28
All, FS USPS PO Free
Pinedale, WY
varies
varies
All, BLM USPS PO Free
Big Sandy Lodge
43
124
2
M, L, S, phone: 307-733-5051 USPS R With Stay
Lander, WY  north on WY28
43
36
All, FS, BLM USPS PO Free
South Pass City, WY
''
0.5
P, g USPS S Free
Muddy Gap   (Ferris Mountain Route)
 
48
92
0
M, C, g, phone: 307-324-3171 UPS S Free
Rawlins, WY
72
0
All, BLM USPS PO Free
Encampment, WY  east at Battle Pass
85
72
15
P, M, g, L USPS PO Free

Colorado

Location
Website
Miles
N-S
Miles
S-N
M-O-T
Delivery
Type
Cost
Steamboat Springs, CO  west from Rabbit Ears Pass
83
85
All, FS USPS PO Free
Grand Lake, CO
52
83
0
All, FS, hostel USPS PO Free
Winter Park, CO  west from Berthoud Pass
33-76
52
14
P, M, G, L, D, S, O, $ USPS PO Free
Silverthorne, CO  (alt)
44
33
0
All, FS USPS PO Free
Breckenridge, CO  south on CO Hwy 9
38
76
3.5
P, M, G, L, D, I, hostel USPS PO Free
Leadville, CO  south at Tennessee Pass
33
44-38
9
P, M, G, L, D, I, hostel USPS PO Free
Twin Lakes, CO
35
33
0-1.5
M, g, L, phone: 719-486-2196 UPS or FedEx S Free
Buena Vista CO  Cottonwood Pass Rd (dirt)
42
35
24
P, M, g, L, S, $ USPS PO Free
Monarch Crest Store  
42
0
g, phone: 719-539-4091 UPS S Free
Salida, CO  from Monarch Pass
''
''
20
P, M, G, L, D, S, C, I, $, hostel USPS PO Free
Creede, CO  (cut-off)
116-131
98-83
35 or 10
P, M, G, L, D, S, C, I, $ USPS PO Free
Lake City, CO  from Spring Creek Pass www 116
98
18
P, M, G, L, D, S, C, I, $, hostel USPS PO Free
Silverton, CO  from Stoney Pass
--
--
P, M, G, L, D, S, C, I, $ USPS PO Free
Pagosa Springs, CO    west from Wolf Creek Pass
69
FS, All USPS PO Free
South Fork, CO    east from Wolf Creek Pass
''
''
P, M, G, L, D, S, C, I, $ (cut-off) USPS PO Free

New Mexico

Location
Website
Miles
N-S
Miles
S-N
M-O-T
Delivery
Type
Cost
Chama, NM  west at Cumbres Pass
75
8
All USPS PO Free
Ghost Ranch  (alt)
55
75
0
M, L, D, S, D, I, snacks USPS R Free
Cuba, NM
114
55
0
P, M, G, L, D, I, FS, BLM, hostel (5m n) USPS PO Free
Grants, NM
86
114
0
All, BLM USPS PO Free
Quemado, NM  west on Hwy 60
''
''
8
P, L, G, M, H USPS PO Free
Reserve, NM  west on NM 12
85-109
46
25
P, M, G, L, D, I, FS USPS PO Free
Winston, NM  (Black Range Route) P, g, L, S USPS PO Free
Doc Campbell's Post
Gila Hot Springs
51
0
g, L, D, S, C, phone: 575-536-9551 USPS S $3.00
Silver City, NM
76
0
All, FS USPS PO Free
Lordsburg, NM
85
76
0
All USPS PO Free
Mexico Border  (Crazy Cook)
--
85
*
       
Columbus Route from Gila Hot Springs
 
47
-- 
*
       
Mimbres, NM   south on NM 35
 www
94
47
6
P, g, M, drops USPS PO Free
Deming, NM
55
94
0
P, L, G, M, D, H, I, $ (local drop and shuttle) USPS PO Free
Columbus, NM
3
55
0
P, L, G, M, D, S, C, I USPS PO Free
Mexico Border   (Palomas)
--
3
*
       

 

Chief Mountain (-10), Anaconda cut-off (-80), Henrys Lake (+39), Ferris Mountains (+22), RMNP loop (+25), Silverthorne (-37), Creede cut-off (-82), Ghost Ranch (-12), Black Range (+78), Columbus (+4)

 

Hostels, Lodging & Drops

Town
Website
Delivery
East Glacier Park, MT Brownies Hostel
406-226-4426
USPS
East Glacier Park, MT The Backpacker Inn
406-226-9392
USPS
East Glacier Park, MT Glacier Park Trading Company
406-226-9227
USPS or UPS
Whitehall, MT (Butte) Homestake Lodge ($10)
406-585-8052
USPS or UPS
North Fork, ID The Village at North Fork
208-865-7001
UPS or FedEx
Salmon, ID Century II Campground & Hostel
208-756-2063
USPS
Lima, MT Mountain View Motel
406-376-2525
USPS or UPS
Atlantic City, WY Miner's Grubstake
307-332-0915
USPS
Encampment, WY Vacher's Bighorn Lodge
 
307-327-5110
USPS or UPS
Grand Lake, CO Shadowcliff
970-627-9220
USPS
Leadville, CO Leadville Hostel and Inn
719-486-9334
USPS
Salida, CO Circle R Motel
719-539-6296
USPS or UPS
Salida, CO The Simple Lodge and Hostel
719-650-7381
USPS or UPS
Lake City, CO The Raven's Rest Hostel
970-944-7119
USPS
Cuba, NM Circle A Guest Ranch
575-289-3350
UPS
Grants, NM Hugo and Carole Mumm
 
575-285-7118
USPS or UPS
Pie Town, NM Nita Larronde (The Toaster House)
 
575-772-2651
UPS
Mimbres, NM Lynnea McConaha
575-536-9845
USPS or UPS
Deming, NM Keith Schwarzer
local drop and shuttle
575-494-4357
USPS

 

Legend

Services

  • P = post office
  • M = meals
  • G = grocery
  • g = small grocery
  • L = lodging
  • D = laundromat
  • S = shower
  • C = camping
  • O = outdoor store
  • H = hardware
  • I = Internet
  • $ = bank or ATM
  • FS = Forest Service Office
  • BLM = Bureau of Land Management Office

Delivery

  • USPS - United States Post Office
  • UPS - United Parcel Service
  • FedEx

Type

  • P - Post Office
  • R - Resort
  • S - Store

M-O-T- Miles off Trail to the town xx-xx = 2 distances to town depending upon where you leave, or get back on the trail.

Miles - Number of trail miles to the next trail town. Again, there may be two distances to the next town depending on which trailhead you leave from, or which route you're hiking.

Cost - The cost of holding a package. We use USPS when possible, but hostels, motels, resorts and stores may charge a fee. The phone numbers for these are listed, call first.

 

Note: Due to the nature of the CDT and the multiple possibilities of routes taken, this is a rough approximation of mileages between resupply points. It does not necessarily follow the "official" route especially in New Mexico. While the mileages may be off from listed sources, they tend to split the difference in Jim Wolf and Jonathan Ley mileage estimates. Regardless of the actual miles, the mileages here should work for mail drops. Allow ample time and call resorts and stores well before sending any packages for exact terms.

 



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