July 29, 2019

CT Day 4: 25 miles. 1 mi past Kenosha Pass to stunning tent spot with view and bench at mi 97.7 (elev. 10,034 ft).

Phew. The cumulative miles are starting to take their toll on my body. We got an early start and hit the trail with some spectacular views of the valley.

We began clim...

July 26, 2019

We got an early start and realized pretty quickly that we basically camped at the summit. There was a little stream just past where we slept, so we filled up with water as we were both completely out due to our impromptu camp set up and dinner from the surprise hail storm.

We then...

July 24, 2019

Today was a day of mishaps that kept us humbled. Day 1 was such a fantastic day because we never got caught in horrible heat in the really exposed sections and we mostly missed the storms, staying dry and warm. Most of the other hikers we met got caught in pretty bad storms or sc...

July 23, 2019

This morning was an early wake up. I woke up at 4:28 am just two minutes before my alarm. I had a somewhat restless sleep and probably only got about 3.5 hours at best. I forgot to take my CBD oil to help with my sleep and to avoid having dreams, so I had some unwelcome dreams wh...

July 21, 2019

Travel day: (the original day zero)

Leaving Austin today was tough. Luckily I had a lot of errands to run, which kept me a little distracted and in the present moment. I finalized last minute items for my 13-day section hike of the Colorado Trail. I ran to the post offic...

July 18, 2019

I’ve been stuck in my writing since I’ve finished the Appalachian Trail in November. My writing was my connection to the outside world when I was in the green tunnel. Once I reunited with society I felt somewhat disconnected to that raw inner self that wrote daily and religiously...

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