Tag Archives: thru-hiking
So, earlier this month, I came across an article, initially posted by the University of Washington, that was too good not to share. And yes, I went down the rabbit hole of “nerd-dom” and read the entire study, with charts, … Continue reading
CDT: The Finish!
10/26: 2.1 mi (2.1 – 0.0) As our son wouldn’t arrive till after 9 am, there was no reason to NOT sleep in. Only problem was that it’s hard to do when you are excited about the finish. With only … Continue reading
CDT: Best Zero Ever!
10/15: 2mi Without a doubt, our stay at Doc Campbell’s Post has been our best Zero of the trail (and 5th). Even though we slept on the floor, on our air mats and in our sleeping bags, it was one … Continue reading
CDT: Reserve to Doc Campbell’s (Gila Alternate)
10/12: 17.9 mi (2608.8 – 2626.7) A gloriously warm night’s sleep was had by all. From the comfort of our motel room, we could hear the roar of the wind and were grateful for my dad’s foresight. We drove back … Continue reading
CDT: Pie Town to Reserve
10/10: 19 mi (39.8 – 20.8 Pie Town Alt…”original” CDT route) It’s been a while since we’ve been able to sleep in but that’s what we did at the Toaster House. We slept in till 7:00 a.m. and had breakfast … Continue reading
CDT: Don Pedro Parks Wilderness…and a Reunion!
9/29: 18.6 mi (2315.8 – 2334.4) Did you say there was a climb today? Why of course there is! 3,500 feet to be exact up to 10,500 ft of elevation. New Mexico you are a tricky state. You placate us … Continue reading
9/21-9/22 While Chama is a CDT “gateway community”, and it’s “historic district” is quaint, it still appears to be a town on “life support”. In all, it is a 2.6 square mile Village. We walked most of its entirety. From … Continue reading
CDT: Elwood Pass – Cumbres Pass
9/17: 10 mi (Elwood Pass Alt) We got dropped at the Family Dollar to add a few more snacks, so that we could get all the way to Chama, NM. Once shopping was done, we lunched at the Pizza joint … Continue reading
9/2-3: Zero + 15 mi slack pack 9/2: 3.4 mi (1755.9 – 1759.3) The patter of rain against our tent fly was nearly a constant all night, and stopped just after we finished a leisurely breakfast that consisted of our … Continue reading
Berthoud Pass – Breckenridge
8/29: 16.2 mi (1685.7 – 1701.9) We are known to walk more than a mile to get good coffee, and this morning was no exception. Moon Frog Coffee Shop was well worth the two mile r/t trek. Happily caffeinated, we … Continue reading