318.9 / 2860.4 miles 11.1% Pie Town Alternate: Davila Ranch CDT Rest Facility

Daily posts will be running on a delay due to lack of consistent internet access on the trail.

Bear Trap Fire
Friday, May 13, 2022 9:44 pm
Location: Pie Town Alternate: Davila Ranch CDT Rest Facility (318.9 miles)

My northward trek continues, to a very nice rest area on the road to Pie Town.

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Rocks Covered With Flame Retardant
Thursday, May 12, 2022 10:03 pm
Location: Pie Town Alternate: Valle Tio Vences Campground (302.8 miles)

It was again cold overnight, but it did not seem to dip below freezing. In any case, this is really not the weather I expected to get from New Mexico in mid-May, and I’m really glad it wasn’t this cold when I was going through the Gila.

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Morning Roadwalk
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 10:38 pm
Location: Govina Canyon Alternate: Campsite 3.0 (282.1 miles)

Today, I completed the Gila River Alternate, bringing me back to the CDT itself, just in time to start down another alternate route.

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A Last View of the Gila River
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 8:55 pm
Location: Gila River Alternate: Cow Field 96.2 (262.0 miles)

It dipped below freezing overnight; I awoke to find frost on my boots. It was really not what I was expecting from New Mexico in mid-May.

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Ducks
Monday, May 9, 2022 9:39 pm
Location: Gila River Alternate: Campsite 73.9 (239.7 miles)

After three continuous days of water crossings and wet feet, I’m still not done with the Gila River.

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