Monthly Archives: June 2020

CDT: Keep on Truck’n

Day 3 (14.7 miles) The morning found us a little stiff, but nothing ibuprofen and a cup of coffee can’t fix. We decided that we would have to apply a different tactic to walking, as our unplanned 10 day “taper” … Continue reading

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On the CDT… Finally!

Our first 12 miles of the CDT out of Rawlins, into the Great Divide Basin was everything we read about. The Great Divide Basin is one of the only areas where the accumulated rainfall stays “local”, as there is no … Continue reading

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Hitting the Road

Piecing things together Nothing like making a difficult trail more difficult by breaking ones pinky toe two weeks before send off. Who would have thunk that helping my daughter clean her car would result in a broken toe. [For those … Continue reading

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Keeping the Dream Alive*

*Portions previously posted on The Trek , June 9, 2020. When faced with a dilemma or possible life-threatening situation, you can do one of three things. Adapt (Change/Modify/Evolve) Migrate (Move) Die (also known as Give Up) Regardless of the situation, … Continue reading

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Pier to Summit to Pier Challenge

On my previous post Home Blazing, I had mentioned a local hike/route that we were devising. We have since completed the route and have dubbed it the San Clemente Pier to Summit to Pier Challenge, or for short, the San … Continue reading

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