2427.3 / 2513.7 miles 96.6% Campsite 611.6

Hike Completed! April 25 - October 17
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Wednesday, July 20, 2022 9:51 pm
Location: Campsite 1424.0 (1057.0 miles)

Today, a very long roadwalk out of the mountains put me in position for a “short” day into Steamboat Springs tomorrow.

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Haystack Mountain
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 9:51 pm
Location: Poison Ridge Campsites (1030.3 miles)

Today’s trek west took me over the last mountain over 12,000 feet on the trail, as the trail continues its slow decrease in elevation on the way out of Colorado.

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Monday, July 18, 2022 10:24 pm
Location: Trout Creek (1012.3 miles)

Today I left Grand Lake, heading west towards Steamboat Springs, the last trail town in Colorado.

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Sunday, July 17, 2022 11:21 pm
Location: Green Mountain Trailhead / Grand Lake / Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge (996.8 miles)

A long day of slackpacking saw me through most of the CDT’s extent in the Rocky Mountain National Forest.

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Grand Lake
Saturday, July 16, 2022 10:10 pm
Location: Grand Lake / Shadowcliff Mountain Lodge (973.6 miles)

Today was a quiet day of rest and resupply in Grand Lake.

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