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Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

Moose, Snow, Mosquitoes, Oh My!

The I've been hiking trail that is all new to me the past few days. Even though the mosquitoes are bad I feel like I’m no longer hiking through anything,...

Jul 15, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Here There be Giants

Here There be Giants

Making my way through Colorado. I passed places I've hiked before and have come to trail I have never hiked before. From here all the way to the border. Colorado...

Jul 11, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
The Great Basin Part 2: Lightning Frightening

The Great Basin Part 2: Lightning Frightening

Josh, Giggles, and I zeroed in Rawlins so that we could figure out our next steps. The coming section was mostly the remainder of the Great Basin, but before getting...

Jul 10, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
Snow Traces, Old Faces, New Places

Snow Traces, Old Faces, New Places

It’s July and Colorado still has a lot of snow, which puts me in a bit of a predicament. I’ve already skipped the San Juans and the West Collegiate route...

Jul 7, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
The Great Basin Part 1: It’s Still Winter Everywhere!

The Great Basin Part 1: It’s Still Winter Everywhere!

It snowed and rained for most of my zero day in Chama. Locals said spring had been coming, before this storm hit a couple of days ago. Leafing aspen and...

Jul 5, 2019 : Pilar Schmidt
I’ll Take Thru-Hiking with a Side of Mountaineering

I’ll Take Thru-Hiking with a Side of Mountaineering

As we drove up to Cumbers Pass the truck barely maintained traction. With each fishtail I asked myself if I really should be heading to trail in such conditions. We...

Jul 5, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
Happy Place

Happy Place

Made it to Twin Lakes. This has been one of the most beautiful sections of trail I’ve ever hiked. I’m completely enchanted by this area I find myself walking through....

Jul 2, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
How a CDT Hike Ends Early

How a CDT Hike Ends Early

The final post where my CDT thru-hike ends early.

Jul 1, 2019 : Hungry Cat
Rocky Mountain Highs, and Lows

Rocky Mountain Highs, and Lows

I saw my ex-partner during this section. It’s difficult to know what’s appropriate to share. You’ve come with me this far, so here is the roller coaster. Day 61 Woke...

Jun 28, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Alternately, Alternates

Alternately, Alternates

The first section of Colorado is done. There’s still so much snow. The Continental Divide Trail is already a choose your own adventure trail. The official route isn’t a continuous...

Jun 27, 2019 : Bryan Walsh