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Northern Colorado (June 23-24)

Northern Colorado (June 23-24)

June 23.  The first climb this morning was up to Ptarmigan Pass, then my map indicated a descent to the South Fork of Williams Fork River.  There was no obvious...

Aug 9, 2022 : Katie Eckman
Finding Respite on the Collegiate East Trail (June 15-21)

Finding Respite on the Collegiate East Trail (June 15-21)

June 15.  The Collegiate East trail runs on the eastern edge of the Sawatch range, with a view of the valley below.  (It is so named for proximity to the...

Aug 1, 2022 : Katie Eckman
CDT Day 15-23: Montana Days

CDT Day 15-23: Montana Days

CDT Day 15 I try my hardest to sleep in after going to bed late, but I am wide awake at 6 am. The only time in my life when...

Jul 30, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Days 52-70: Wyoming

CDT Days 52-70: Wyoming

Encampment to Rawlins On the morning of 6/30/22 rain pounded my tent. The rhythm of the precipitation lulled me into a sense of sleepiness. It wasn't until 7:30 AM that...

Jul 29, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez
Heart of the Rockies (June 11-14)

Heart of the Rockies (June 11-14)

June 11.  I'm in the heart of the Rockies now, according to an informational sign I read today.  There’s a nice ring to that.  I’m glad, too, for the implication...

Jul 11, 2022 : Katie Eckman
Creede Cutoff and San Luis Peak (June 2-7)

Creede Cutoff and San Luis Peak (June 2-7)

June 2.  I headed back to the trail from Pagosa Springs this morning.  I had spent several days in town, recovering from my hike through the southern San Juans.  I...

Jul 10, 2022 : Katie Eckman
San Juans Part Two (May 27-30)

San Juans Part Two (May 27-30)

May 27.  The nights were cold, in the San Juans.  After several nights of wearing my rain gear inside my bag to stay warm, I was ready to order a...

Jul 7, 2022 : Katie Eckman
CDT SOBO Day 0 – Last Thoughts Before I Walk 3,200 Miles

CDT SOBO Day 0 – Last Thoughts Before I Walk 3,200 Miles

  Hey y'all! I'm Jenn. Or Zebra. I started thru-hiking in 2017 on the PCT and basically started off doing everything I possibly could wrong. But somehow did I not...

Jul 7, 2022 : Jenn Wall
A New Beginning in New Mexico

A New Beginning in New Mexico

Hey there fellow hikers! My name is Debbie and I am new to The Trek, but not to the trail. I have been section hiking and photographing the Pacific Crest...

Jul 5, 2022 : Debbie Shiffer
CDT Days 23-51: Colorado

CDT Days 23-51: Colorado

Chama to Pagosa Springs On the morning of 6/1/22 the owner of the hotel in Chama drove me and some other hikers up to the pass. We decided to backtrack...

Jul 2, 2022 : Joseph Gonzalez