Day 127, Lost in the Wilderness

CDT mile 2163.7, miles hiked 30 (+2 when lost) I laid in my bag for a good 20 minutes watching the shooting stars of the meteor shower before my alarm went off at 4:30.  I made some coffee, packed up and Tatu Jo and I set off on our day.  The trail went up...

Day 126, Anaconda-Pintlers

CDT mile 2133.7, miles hiked 28 Man was the pack heavy when I heaved it on this morning, both Tatu Jo and I way overpacked food on this leg, so much so we knew we needed to eat all day to lessen the load.  We took off and walked through the forest in the dark, we...

Day 125, Montana CiderWorks

CDT mile 2105.7, miles hiked 9 After finally waking up at 7:30 we came down to find lee preparing a wonderful breakfast for us.  First she made us fruits salad and then a scramble, warm Muffins, and plenty of coffee.  Afterwards we called home and a few...

Day 124 Chief Joseph Pass

CDT mile 2096.1, miles hiked 17.8 We set off in the dark ready to make town and meet our host at the pass.  It was town day and Darby was the destination, both of us were excited and we set off at a good clip with light packs. I packed light on food this stretch...

Day 123, More Smoke and Hiking

CDT mile 2078.9,miles hiked 30.1 4:30 came early but I had no trouble waking up thanks to the distinct smell of smoke.  Tatu Jo and I had slept right by eachother so I fired up my stove and made us each a coffe to get going.  As we packed we commented on the...