Category Archives: Continental Divide Trail

A little backlogged

So I’m a little back logged with the posting of some adventures this past year. I have two more to finish writing up, and had hoped to post them before the end of the year, but alas I have been … Continue reading

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We’re having a thru-hike…Again!

It’s been nearly 6 years since Paul and I completed our thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). In-between those years we have walked the Camino de Santiago, the Chilkoot Trail, the Trans Catalina Trail (TCT)…again, climbed Mount Whitney via … Continue reading

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2Moremiles…and TheTrek.co

I have yet to figure out how to copy the text of the posts I have made on thetrek.co.  It’s the luddite in me.  So, what I propose to do, is create a 2moremiles post with a link to the … Continue reading

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All dressed up…No place to go

So I started a draft of this post the begining of March, and got a little busy.  Today I returned to it and my how things have evolved! Worried We are a little less than a month out from what … 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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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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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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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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CDT: Water.Cows.Water

Day 5 (20.2 miles) Like it or not today was going to be at least 19 miles. We got up with the sunrise, packed up and headed on our way. Breakfast would be “served” at the next water 3.4 miles … Continue reading

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CDT: A Day of Wow

Day 6: (15.9 miles) When we finished the evening before, we half ass erected our tent, we were so worn out. Never did we think hurricane like winds would make our already uncomfortable tent, even more uncomfortable. (Our tent is … Continue reading

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