Tag Archives: Idaho

CDT: The Day the Took Forever

8/4: 6.6 miles (2210.5 – 2217.1) Morning found the moon still high in the sky. We had a leisurely breakfast with ERL and then departed in opposite directions, wishing each other well. Today’s path was pretty straight forward, and required … Continue reading

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CDT: A Most Brutiful Day

8/3: 15.4 miles (2195.1 – 2210.5) Last night we were serenaded by bugling elk and the crunching of hoof/footsteps near where we slept. In the morning, we awoke to rain pounding against our tent’s fly. Either way, we had two … Continue reading

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CDT: Into Lima

July 29: 16.8 miles (2113.5 – 2130.3) When we awoke, it was still raining. The thought of putting on sopping wet clothes was less than encouraging, but today was to be a town day. We had to get going…eventually. First, … Continue reading

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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: 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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