Ice Cube Kinda Cold Last night in the San Juan Mountains was frigid, but I only got cold 11 times. Seriously, I’m not sure I… Read More »San Juan Mountains – CDT 2009 | Average Hiker
Pie Town was a well known stop along the Continental Divide Trail. After several days on trail just the thought of PIE was enough to quicken most hiker’s steps.
Continental Divide Trail – May 11th, 2009 Ella’s Diner Where I now live, in the northeast, we would have called Ella’s a diner. I pushed… Read More »Ella’s Diner | Continental Divide Trail – Average Hiker
Continental Divide Trail – May 10th, 2009 Once again, nature reminded me of my place last night. My Poison Ivy drove me CRAZY! I am… Read More »Reserve, NM | Continental Divide Trail – Average Hiker
Continental Divide Trail – May 9th, 2009 Tanking Up on Water I tanked up on water before leaving Snow Lake yesterday, carrying about five liters. … Read More »Water Sources | Continental Divide Trail – Average Hiker
Continental Divide Trail – May 8th, 2009 Leaving Snow Lake I was up early this morning, excited about the prospect of real toilets and running… Read More »Golden Vistas | Continental Divide Trail – Average Hiker
Continental Divide Trail – May 7th, 2009 Gila River Hiking I had a good time camping with the guys last night, and was up early… Read More »Gila River Hiking! | Continental Divide Trail – Average Hiker
Continental Divide Trail – April 30, 2009 Everyone was in a staggered line behind me. I saw white sun hats weaving in and out of… Read More »Heading Back to Town Again | Average Hiker
She shifted the end of the gun away from me, as she looked me up and down, frowning slightly. I dropped my pack, to close the top, and her frown deepened as she appeared to become more irritated.
The wind whistled through the tall, withered grass around me as I battled with the corner of the tarp being ripped from my hands. “Crap!” I yelped in pain… Read More »Whistling Windy Zombies | Average Hiker
His eyes widened, and he took a step back. I glanced around quickly. Did he have company? Was he alone? Damn – Jason had warned me about the “Hachita Drug Runners,” so I had been moving cautiously through the old ruins, and still not seen him.
I heard the rustling and started moving, adrenaline surging through my stiff muscles. Cushioned by balls of loose clothing on the rocky ground was hardly… Read More »I Should Have Worn Pants | Average Hiker
My pack was wrapped in a plastic bag, and I quickly spotted it moving towards me on the carousel. Fortunately, the airline supplied the bags.… Read More »Sam Hughes Shuttled me to the CDT Near Hachita, NM | Average Hiker
I slid down in my seat in the waiting area and saw her slowly moving down the center aisle between the rows of seats, head… Read More »First Day on the Continental Divide Trail | Average Hiker