Butte’s Moritz to talk about Continental Divide hike

Butte’s Moritz to talk about Continental Divide hike

D.J. Moritz of Butte hiked the Continental Divide Trail from Mexico to Canada last summer.

At 6 p.m. Thursday, Moritz will give a presentation about his journey at the Butte Brewing Company (465 E. Galena St.). He will share some stories about his 3,000-plus mile walk that began on May 9 and ended Sept. 27.

Moritz will talk about the beautiful country, the challenges of making the long journey, and the people he met along the way.

Moritz is a graduate of Butte High and Montana Tech. He earned a master’s degree in math at the University of Montana. He is currently a ski instructor the Discovery Ski Area and an instructor at Montana Tech.

In the fall, Moritz will begin pursuing a Ph.D in statistics at Montana State.

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