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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
CDT day 54 -Miles Hiked today: 35 CDT total distance traveled: 1885 Total trip miles: 6765 Avg temps: 60s Injuries: hamstring Achilles Pain: knees Exhaustion level: moderate Favorite meal: Kate’s real food Grizz bar Waking up near 12k feet means the morning is going to be even colder than normal. Luckily I have found a […]
CDT day 49-Miles Hiked today: 27 CDT total distance traveled: 1715 Total trip miles: 6595 Avg temps: 70s Injuries: hamstring Achilles Pain: Exhaustion level: moderate Favorite meal: smores I have been tired sore and running on fumes recently so letting my body sleep unencumbered by an alarm clock was a great decision. I slept for […]
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 […]