Day 146, Fin

Day 146, Fin

CDT mile 2632.6, miles hiked 8.5 I layed awake looking at the roof above us and the pitch black outside. My mind was racing about the big finish today, and the excitement made it hard to sleep like, I was like a child on Christmas morning. I finally fell back asleep...

Day 145, She Never Gives Up Her Miles Easily

CDT mile 2624.4, miles hike 33.8 It poured all night, I woke up at 2:30 to the sound of rain but laid in my bag contemplating the end of this hike. I thought back to all the fun in New Mexico, the snow and challenging conditions of Colorado, Wyoming and its pleasant...

Day 144, The Poncho

CDT mile 2590.6, miles hiked 29.6 It’s our next to last full day of hiking, and we needed to make 29.6 miles to make it to Many Glacier and the swift current hotel, campground and restaurant for a well needed hot meal, dry inside conditions and a dryer for our...

Day 143, Tripe Divide Pass

CDT mile 2561, miles hiked 26.2 We woke up and Immediately they had to run to the rest room, 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 rest...

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...