I'm a middle-aged guy from Minnesota who's been in the Air Force his entire adult life. I'm a dad/husband with 2 kids and 2 dogs. I'm backpacking the CDT NOBO in May of '23.
Day 54 June 23rd Twin Lakes is Pretty Cool As far as trail towns go, I really just want to get some good grub, get a little resupply, find a shower,
June 20th day 51 back on the trail My ride wasn't scheduled to show up until 9:00, so there was no reason to get up any earlier than 7:00. Coffee
I took a break from blogging while I was with my family, so I'll just do a quick summary and also answer a frequently asked question from this
Day 39 June 9th Danger is Not My Middle Name I was up super early. My alarm went off at 3:00 and I was on the trail by 20 after. I was hoping to
Day 36 June 6th: Zero Day in Chama I'm guessing you probably never heard of Chama, New Mexico unless you're really into trains. It's just south of
Day 31 June 1st: How Do you pronounce Abiquiu? It was about ten miles from my camp site to Ghost Ranch. Alicia had sent me a box that she
Day 27 May 28th: An unexpected break in Cuba. I'm an idiot and didn't plan around the post office being closed during Memorial Day when I shipped a
Day 23 May 24th Post Grants Positive sign after zero is that I'm motivated and ready to go. I didn't need my alarm clock this morning. I grabbed a
Day 18 May 19th--Damp Sleeping Bags and Pointless Walks The highlight of the day was the pie. Two days I got to try six different kinds of pie.
Day 14 May 15th Heading into Reserve A ton of rain the night before and my tent was soaked when I got up in the morning. My sleep system was still