My name is Amanda (trail name Bubble Toes). I met my husband when we thru hiked the AT in 2005, and we have continued to backpack ever since. I am an alcohol free vegetarian (except for crabs - its a Maryland thing) who is hiking the CT this summer. When not hiking, I attempt to teach middle school kids math.
Climbing another 14er!
Today it took us hours upon hours just to make it 3 miles on the Colorado Trail.
The numbers of climbing Mt. Elbert
Heading the wrong way to bag our first fourteener
We wanted to accomplish two things today- see Inter-Laken and fix John’s sleeping pad. But First The View The South Mt Elbert trailhead is
New plan- to hike as much as my feet and time allow
We had great company last night. I’ve seen an equal number of women to men out here this year, and it’s been awesome. The Hiking Part Today
Trailhead 1 Step one for today was drop John off Tennessee Pass at 6:00 am. His plan was to hike 20 miles south to Rock Creek. Trailhead
We hit Leadville for yet another town meal and bus ride.
This morning was a great morning. We only went 2 miles in 2 hours because of amazing views and abundant wildflowers. Searle Pass What I