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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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CDT: Yellowstone

July 20: 1944.9 – 1965.4 (20.7miles) The day started with good tread and rolling incline/decline that allowed us to cover 8 miles by 1030am (which is good for us). It of course started with an early morning crossing of the … Continue reading

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CDT: Closing In

July 18: Day 30 (1915.5 – 1930.1) 14.6 miles As soon as we stepped on the trail, it was obvious that overnight activity had been brisk. Deer, horse, wolf/dog and several bears( large and small) had left their prints in … Continue reading

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CDT: Our Kind of Trail

July 17: Day 29 (1899.7 – 1915.5) 15.8 miles As we were packing up, Chimp and Raindance arrived. They started well after us the day prior and ended up camping only 3 miles from us. We weren’t surprised, as they … Continue reading

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CDT: Leaving Dew Boyz

July 16: Day 28 (1890.4 – 1899.7) +2.5 back to CDT. 12 miles After we helped Liz water her plethora of flowers that accent the perimeter of the Black Bear Inn, she gave us a ride to Brooks Lake Lodge … Continue reading

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CDT: Rerouted

July 13: Day 25 (1872.4 – Dubois, Wyoming) 12.1 miles After sleeping with my ankle taped, elevated and with the compression sock on, I awoke to no pain. Careful, slow walking was the day’s “first course”. But the slow walking … Continue reading

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CDT: Bum Wheel

July 12: Day 24 (1857.2 -1872.4) 15.2 miles   Considering how our day started and ended, it’s a miracle that we even covered 15 miles. Up with the sun we tugged on our wonderfully dry shoes and trotted off down … Continue reading

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CDT: A Bloom’n Good Day

July 11: Day 23 (1842.6 – 1857.2) 14.6 miles We knew we were fairly close to the river, so we expected heavy condensation and everything to be wet in the morning, but we never expected to be fully frosted. Rather … Continue reading

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CDT: Gun Sight Pass

July 10: Day 22 (1828.2 – 1842.6) 14.4 miles We thought we let ourselves “sleep in”, but nope, we still woke up with the sun. Not setting an alarm to get up and moving is great, but waking up at … Continue reading

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CDT: What a difference a Day Makes

July 9: Day 21(1810.8 – 1828.2) 17.4 miles Something about a hard day makes you sleep so soundly. It must have pretty cold during the night as well, because our socks and shoes were frozen solid when we awoke. Luckily … Continue reading

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