Category Archives: Wyoming

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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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: 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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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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Weather much? (Final installment of November, Wyoming pheasant hunt)

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Things got a little hectic and busy when we got back from our Wyoming trip, so here’s the last installment of that adventure. ┬áIn fact, I have at least two others from last year to post, which … Continue reading

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Windyoming (Wyoming)

You know when you are in the mountains gaining elevation because your ears “pop”. You know you’re in Wyoming when you open your car door and it nearly rips out of your grasp. The wind, like taxes and death is … Continue reading

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