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A 7 day trek through Glacier National Park Day 6 (MOR-TMC)

We ate through the rest of our food bags, and thus were motivated to get to the Two Medicine Camp Store before they closed. There we would need to buy our lunch and dinner, as well as breakfast and a … Continue reading

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A 7 day trek through Glacier National Park Day 5 (REF- MOR)

Big climb on the menu this day. 3 miles and 3080 ft elevation gain, with a 2080 descent to Morning Star campground via Triple Divide Pass. This pass is considered a hydrological apex wherein melt off from this pass flows … Continue reading

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A 7 day trek through Glacier National Park Day 4 (REY-REF)

No effort was made to be quiet the following morning. It was that we were trying to be rude, it’s just that we didn’t care enough to be quiet. Jumbo Honey Buns and coffee was the morning fare. Jumbo Honey … Continue reading

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A 7 day trek through Glacier National Park Day 3 (MAN-REY)

The thought was to get up early, as we had Piegan Pass, which meant over 2400 ft to  climb before making it to the day’s destination, Reynolds campsites, a mere 15.2 miles away. We were up early, but so was … Continue reading

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A 7 day trek through Glacier National Park Day 2 (ELH-MAN)

If one wanted to truly slow walk through GNP with “minimal” miles, it can be done. In fact, if we were smarter, and had money to burn, we could have packed for two days and resupplied in Many Glacier (Swiftwater … Continue reading

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Let the Trek begin!

Starting in Glacier National Park at the Canadian border on the 110 mile segment of the CDT seems like cheating¬† a bit. You have “short” miles and magnificent views. You can’t help but say and point, “Oh my gosh, look … Continue reading

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Getting there

So rather than write about how we got to Canada, we figured we’d just show you…kind of. More posts to come. WiFi and cell coverage for uploads is sparse on theses parts along the CDT. Suffice it to say we … Continue reading

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And You Do That On Purpose?!

Our itch to complete the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) is about to be scratched. After completing two “marriage testy” projects that took waaay longer than intended, and a “lightning round” of packing, we are all packed up and on our … Continue reading

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Ikoni-ic 2021 (Part 2)

From Steamboat, it’s a relatively short drive to any number of ski areas. Because our friend Kenny was going to be in Breckenridge, we decided that Copper Mountain was calling our names.  Copper Mountain congers fond memories for me as … Continue reading

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IKON-ic 2021 (Part 1)

So this ski season’s adventure found us sampling snow in four states, and at 5 different ski areas. For the most part we did it on the cheap in our 34 year old Alaskan Cabover camper. We would have extended … Continue reading

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