Monthly Archives: August 2020

CDT: Rock Spring

July 28: 16.8 miles (2096.7 – 2113.5) Having just finished our coffee and beginning to pack up, we spied Damien from Australia approaching our location on the trail. Paul called out to him as I continued packing. He had caught … Continue reading

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CDT: The Eyes Have It

July 27: 17.2 miles (2079.5 – 2096.7) As we were finishing our breakfast just after sunrise, we noticed two CDT hikers traveling south bound. They did not see us. We assume it was because they were looking at Guthook (for … Continue reading

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CDT: Yogi ride

July 26: Mack’s Inn Cut-Off , mile 15-32.1(17.1) – ,2076.2 -2079.5 (3.3) 20.4 miles Thanks to Issac and Justin at High Mountain Adventures in Island Park (next to the Sawtelle Mountain Resort), who helped us out big time. While the … Continue reading

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CDT: Island Park & Sawtelle Mountain Resort

July 24-25 (Mack’s Inn Cut-off: 3.3 – 16.8) 13.5 miles We awoke to a surprisingly dry interior. With the exception of our food bags having been soaked through, and the dampness of our rainfly, you’d have no clue it had … Continue reading

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CDT: Outta Yellowstone

July 23: Day 35 (1994.5 – 2000.6 + 3.3 of Mack’s Inn Cut-off) 15.4 miles                                                                                                                                                        The intermittent patter of rain continued throughout the night. The youngsters got up early and headed out way before us. We had the option of … Continue reading

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CDT: Yellowstone

July 22: 1979.3 – 1994.5 (15.2) Up early to head into Old Faithful Village (OFV), we heard voices pass our camp while we were finishing our coffee. Turns out it was as we thought “Coins” and “Timber” who we had … Continue reading

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CDT: Yellowstone

July 21: 1965.4 – 1979.3 (13.9) Yesterday we did just shy of 21 miles. Today we cruised into camp (OA3) at 6pm. A whopping 14 miles, unless of course you count the 1/2 mile of going in circles just after … Continue reading

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CDT: Yellowstone

July 20: 1944.9 – 1965.4 (20.7miles) The day started with good tread and rolling incline/decline that allowed us to cover 8 miles by 1030am (which is good for us). It of course started with an early morning crossing of the … Continue reading

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CDT: Yellowstone!

July 19: 1930.1 – 1944.9 (14.8 + .2 to campsite 8C5 = 15miles) On the trail by 0730, we were walking our still wet shoes and socks dry. It didn’t really matter, as within the first hour we had 4-5 … Continue reading

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CDT: Closing In

July 18: Day 30 (1915.5 – 1930.1) 14.6 miles As soon as we stepped on the trail, it was obvious that overnight activity had been brisk. Deer, horse, wolf/dog and several bears( large and small) had left their prints in … Continue reading

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