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WELCOME BACK CLASS OF 2021!

Camp Crazy Cook

Located in Lordsburg, it’s the closest town to the Crazy Cook Monument, the start of the Continental Divide Trail. It’s a place for hikers to gather before they start, to make sure they are prepared, share information, and ready themselves for the trail ahead.

Morning of Your Start Date


Pick up at your hotel in Lordsburg @ 6am
Short Break at Cache Box 1 @ 8am
Arrive at Crazy Cook Monument @ 9am

Water Caches Included!

All Five Caches! Each hiker gets 2 gallons of water per cache. In the desert, we suggest drinking at least 2 gallons of water per day.

Fuel Canisters Available!

We have 4oz canisters, the small ones at basecamp for $5 each. Let us know ahead of time if you would like one.

“Highly recommended” by THE TREK

Hey Hiker Trash!

Love thru-hiking? Miss your trail family? Just want to give back?
Help hikers get the best start on the Continental Divide.
Become a Crazy Cook Camp Counselor!