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Hit the Trail

Get from Blackwater to Escalera before sundown in a public Free Roam session.

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How to unlock the Hit the Trail achievement

  • KameraKamera627,841
    20 May 2010 20 May 2010 29 Feb 2012
    197 7 32
    Start a public FREE ROAM session and head to a transport station (The icon is a carriage wheel). Select Blackwater and you'll spawn somewhere near the edge of the town. It's best to rank up so you don't have to ride on a donkey. Press start and head to your map. Set a waypoint to Escalera and wait til the sun rises at 6AM before you start on your trek. Now all you have to do is make it to Escalera before the sun goes down and the achievement will unlock.

    NOTE: You can get killed and still get the achievement as long as you make it before the alotted time.

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    Rowdawg88I am having trouble loading up a public free roam session, it seems stuck on a loading screen, any ideas on how to fix it?
    Posted by Rowdawg88 on 23 Jul 16 at 04:06
    SeitzzCant spawn a horse...great. I've heard you can do it on foot in time but I'd rather not mash A for 15+ mins.
    Posted by Seitzz on 30 Oct 18 at 02:17
    SeitzzTakes a while, but you can eventually get into a non glitched lobby where your horse actually spawns :)
    Posted by Seitzz on 30 Oct 18 at 22:30
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  • DEVIANTX407DEVIANTX407120,420
    03 Jun 2010 03 Jun 2010
    102 0 7
    Start at the Blackwater Trainstation (eastern most part of your map) at 0600

    the fastest and easiest way to get this is to follow the railroad tracks, for some reason the horse runs faster, also you dont have to following pointless winding trails. whenever the railroads fork, just take the left hand track keep following the track until you pass Chuparosa once pass the town keep following the tracks until you see the bridge that goes back to the US (DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE) before the bridge get off the tracks and head to Escalara.

    once you enter the town the achievement will pop.

    if you leave at 0600 you should arrive at the town around noon.
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    BeautifullySeenThanks! Did this in a couple of hours. Started on my donkey, but stole a horse from a NPC, then out ran the law and started over. This is a quick, quick way! laugh
    Posted by BeautifullySeen on 29 Jun 13 at 15:38
    Chop Tops plateThanks alot! My horse wouldn't come to me for some reason so I ran the whole way. Took awhile longer but still popped the achievement.
    Posted by Chop Tops plate on 13 Feb 15 at 00:41
  • CaptainKirk 501CaptainKirk 501205,293
    18 May 2010 18 May 2010
    43 14 8
    when in a public freeroam go to blackwater its up in the top right corner of your map set a marker for escalera which is down in the bottom left corner of the map and just follow the trail it takes about 4-5 hours game time so make sure you leave blackwater before 1pm game time
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    It's a lot faster if you ride on the train tracks. you can ride on them from blackwater to frontera bridge then just get off of them and head west to escalera.
    Posted on 21 May 10 at 19:49
    depriditto on what heiwaboke said. it works
    Posted by depri on 25 May 10 at 16:26
    GrandmasterALKi set off at 4pm took me about 2 hours and i still got it.
    Posted by GrandmasterALK on 29 Jun 10 at 09:01
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