Triple Crown Comprehensive Gear List

Below is my comprehensive gear list from my trip. Inside the list is nearly every item I used for a considerable number of miles along with a link and a short description of when I switched gear. Packs Granite Gear Leopold V.C. 46 Red Fox Racer wire 40 I carried the Granite Gear pack on […]

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Final stats

Here are some final stats for the continental divide trail. Over the next few days il post a trip report or summary for the entire 8 months as well as a video of some photos. Posting had become such a habit I will have to ease out of doing it daily. Days on the CDT […]

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Day 252-FINISHED!

CDT day 80 -CDT total distance: 2756 Total trail miles hiked: 7636 My shoe was untied but I kept going. My Achilles was tightening up but I couldn’t stop. I had a thorn in my sock but I as slowing. The end was in sight. As the monument came into view that elated feeling of […]

Day 244-North Gila

CDT day 72 -Miles Hiked today: 33 CDT total distance traveled: 2481 Total trail miles: 7361 Avg temps: 70s Injuries: hamstring Achilles Pain: knees and feet and hips Exhaustion level: moderate Favorite meal:  During this final two weeks of my adventure I encourage everyone to donate to fight suicide prevention at: http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=958458 The distance between […]

Day 242-Pie Town

CDT day 70-Miles Hiked today: 30 CDT total distance traveled: 2420 Total trail miles: 7300 Avg temps: 70s Injuries: hamstring Achilles  Pain: feet Exhaustion level: low Favorite meal: Pie town Pie During this final two weeks of my adventure I encourage everyone to donate to fight suicide prevention at: http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=958458 The art of obtaining (being […]

Day 241-Frozen Fingers

CDT day 69- Miles Hiked today: 40 CDT total distance traveled: 2390 Total trail miles: 7270 Avg temps: 30s in am to 70s  Injuries: Achilles hamstring Pain: tired feet Exhaustion level: moderate Favorite meal: Grandmas dehydrated chili relleno casserole  During this final two weeks of my adventure I encourage everyone to donate to fight suicide […]

Day 237-Cuba

CDT day 65-Miles Hiked today: 33 CDT total distance traveled: 2240 Total trip miles: 7120 Avg temps: 70s Injuries: hamstring Achilles  Pain: back Exhaustion level: low Favorite meal: authentic New Mexican food in Cuba  I woke up at 10k feet for probably the last time on this trip. I wines all night but luckily it […]

Day 235-Ghost ranch 

CDT day 63-Miles Hiked today: 30 CDT total distance traveled: 2172 Total trip miles: 7052 Avg temps: 70s Injuries: hamstring Achilles Pain: feet Exhaustion level: low Favorite meal: aunt Vic’s dehydrated Hawaiian beans  After being up half the night with an upset stomach I finally felt good enough to take some Advil and get a […]

Day 234-Seven thousand

CDT day 62-Miles Hiked today: 38 CDT total distance traveled: 2142 Total trip miles: 7022 Avg temps: 60s Injuries: Achilles and pulled hamstring  Pain: sore feet Exhaustion level:  Favorite meal:  I can’t even wrap my head around 7,000 miles. But between a pulled hamstring, Achilles tendinitis and how stiff and old I look walking the […]

Photos of Colorado 

Colorado has been beautiful, mostly sunny but when the storms roll in they are downright scary. Here are a few photos of one of my favorite states.

Day 207-South Pass City

CDT day 35-Miles Hiked today: 41 CDT total distance traveled: 1220 Total trip miles: 6100 Avg temps: 80s Injuries: Achilles tendinitis  Pain: Achilles Exhaustion level: moderate Favorite meal: poptart in the morning With 13 miles to get to South Pass City and my resupply boxes all I had was one poptart and coffee. It was […]

Day 206-Cirque the Towers

CDT day 34-Miles Hiked today: 39 CDT total distance traveled: 1179 Total trip miles: 6059 Avg temps: 70s Injuries: Achilles tendinitis  Pain: Achilles, foot pain Exhaustion level: moderate Favorite meal: dehydrated hummus  I began the day early and climbed straight up Texas Pass on the Cirque the Towers alternate. By the top I was able […]

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