Monthly Archives: May 2018

Day 28 on the Continental Divide Trail

Day 28 on the Continental Divide Trail. Yesterday’s clouds produced a few drops of rain last night. I slept toasty in the cold-weather sleeping bag that Riley sent. I also enjoyed the cookies that he and Sam made. The day started with a short climb then 5 miles of easy walking thru ponderosa pine, piñon, and juniper forest.
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Day 27 on the Continental Divide Trail

Day 27 on the Continental Divide Trail. When I left the motel at 6:15, the highway was quiet. I bought a quart of chocolate milk at a convenience store to supplement my breakfast of 2 small tortillas, cream cheese, and Colby cheese.
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Day 26 on the Continental Divide Trail

Day 26 on the Continental Divide Trail. For some reason (sore feet maybe), I slept fitfully last night in spite of cool night air. I started hiking as the sun peeked over the ridge to the east. The trail soon ascended a sandstone escarpment.
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Day 25 on the Continental Divide

Day 25 on the Continental Divide. Another day of contrasts. The morning started with shale badlands and moved into sandstone escarpments and mesas. When I crossed a paved road at 4 miles in the day, I didn’t find the water cache.
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