Day 4 ODT takes it’s piece of flesh

Day 4 ODT takes it’s piece of flesh

First I must say praise to the makers of gold bond powder, I was in the verge of getting some chaffing and after a wash, dry and application of the fine powder last night I awoke up feeling fresh as can be. That brings me to the second thing big shout out to my man...

Day 3 Cheat Grass Sucks

ODT day 3 (24 miles) After being awoken a few tikes in the campground by star gazers, drinking campers and our neighbors using a foot pump to pump up there sleeping pad numerous times throughout the night. I awoke at 5 am only to discover my neoair had a leak from a...

Day 2-we should carry more water

Day 2 (21 miles) The night sky here is incredible before drifting off to sleep I could see the Milky Way. I woke at 5 today made some coffee and the three of us were off and on our way by 6 am. The route took us down some drainages through the cheat grass and the sage...

ODT prelude and Day 1

ODT getting to the trail We headed out of town on Friday and made our way to baker city a short 5 hour drive in the Cr-v. Suzy had her battery replaced so the radio needed to be reset we had no idea though and by the time we figured out the code we had locked...

Time For a Long Walk

It’s been a while since I got to go take a long walk in the wilderness and let my thoughts wander free.  Well I guess not that long I did go hike the Trans San Diego County Trail back in January which was a blast, but I was only gone for a week and it left me longing...