Day 143, Tripe Divide Pass

CDT mile 2561, miles hiked 26.2 We woke up and Immediately they had to run to the restroom, ever since our night in East Glacier my gut hasn’t been right but this morning it was all hell breaking loose. I came back from a very unpleasant experience at the...

Day 142, It’s the Final Countdown

CDT mile 2534.8, miles hiked 10.5 Ah, nothing like waking up in a bunk room with 11 other guys who snored and farted all night long. Actually, the excitement of finishing has kept me up the past few evenings and I woke before others and headed to the bathroom to get a...

Day 141, Reunion in East Glaicer

CDT mile 2524.3, miles hiked 23 We laid in the dark listening to our alarms ring, it was so cold and damp neither of us wanted to move. I went and grabbed our food, fired up the stove and woke up Tatu-Jo with a hot cup of coffee. We both packed as fast as we could and...

Day 140, Outbreak

CDT mile 2501.3, miles hiked 20.5 For the third time on the CD, my hiking partner has the flu. I heard Tatu-Jo wake up and get sick in the middle of the night. I feel back asleep but when I got up he was passed out hard. I checked on him and told him to sleep in. I...

Day 139, Fritz and Amy

CDT mile 2480.8, miles hiked 23.5   It rained again last night only this time it poured and we had plenty of thunder and lightning with it. Tatu-Jo tossed and turned all night and even woke me up once when he heard something walking around our tents. Since we are just...