Category Archives: Continental Divide Trail

CDT: A Bath and a Road Walk

Day 7: (15 miles) Up early, our goal was to get to South Pass City to pick up our resupply.  Well, that didn’t happen. Along the way we tarried at the Oregon Trail, California Trail and the 35 mile Seminoe … Continue reading

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CDT: The Atlantic City Vortex

**this post is a bit long. You have been forewarned Day 8: (5 miles) Up with the morning sun, we continue our road walk into Atlantic City for breakfast. We eat our last Snicker’s bar knowing that fresh food is … Continue reading

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CDT: Houston we have left The Basin

Day 10: (13.5 miles) We walked out of Atlantic City (uphill of course) after a hearty breakfast at the Miner’s Grubstake, and made our way to South Pass City, where we would collect our first resupply of this journey on … Continue reading

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CDT: Wet Dogs

Day 11: (14.7 miles) 6/28/20 (1724.5 – 1739.2) Wyoming you are fickle. How it is that we can go from being hot and bone dry, to cold and sopping wet, in a day, amazes me. As we were trudging up … Continue reading

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CDT: Unscheduled Nero

Day 12: (6.8 miles) 6/28/20: 1739.2 – 1746 So, we awoke to everything damp. Mild condensation inside, and a completely saturated rain fly. The skies were completely grey with no sign of brightening. We had a decision to make. Should … Continue reading

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CDT: What month is this?

June 30: Day 13 (1736- 1761) Wind River Range: 15 miles The night before we tried to have a fire, but it started snowing on us so we retreated to our tent. When we awoke it was snowing lightly, just … Continue reading

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CDT: Earning our Views

July 1: Day 14 (1761-1776) Wind River Range (WRR) We left Meeks lake knowing we had a day of climbing (elevation gain). The skies threatened us constantly, and we eventually switched to our rain jackets. If anything, it helped buffet … Continue reading

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CDT: The Good. The Bad. The Mosquitos!

July 2: Day 15: (15 miles… felt like 30) 1776 – 1790.9 Morning started with Paul seeing two white swans. I only saw two white blobs, as my eyes were swollen from having mistakenly rubbed them the night before with … Continue reading

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CDT: 3 Passes, a fall, and Pole Creek

Day 16: (16 miles) 1790.9 – Pinedale So the night before, in going over the mileage and terrain, we discovered that in addition to having to take the Pole Creek trail (10.5 miles), our first 5 miles of the morning … Continue reading

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CDT: Pinedale. Busy Neros

July 4-6, Day 16/17/18: (10+ miles) FYI: The 4th of July is a separate post. Pinedale Wyoming is an awesome little town. They have everything you need. All within walking distance, which is good because our only travel option was … Continue reading

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