1448.8 / 2513.7 miles 57.6% Campsite 1804.1

Hike Completed! April 25 - October 17
Daily posts are ongoing, though delayed.

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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Sunday, May 8, 2022 9:05 pm
Location: Gila River Alternate: Campsite 55.1 (220.9 miles)

After yesterday’s hike through the Gila River, I continued upstream to the Middle Fork Gila River, ensuring a second day of waterlogged boots.

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The Gila River
Saturday, May 7, 2022 9:03 pm
Location: Gila River Alternate: Doc Campbell’s Post (205.4 miles)

After spending two days hiking towards the Gila River, today is the day I get to hike alongside it. And through it. Many many times.

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First Water Crossing
Friday, May 6, 2022 10:11 pm
Location: Gila River Alternate: Sapillo Creek (188.1 miles)

With an atypically steep ascent and descent today, I’ve moved within spitting distance of the namesake of this alternate on the CDT: the Gila River.

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Hikers at Bear Creek
Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:49 pm
Location: Gila River Alternate: Bear Creek (170.9 miles)

Today, I set out from Silver City to take the Gila River Alternate, a water-filled alternate route to the (very dry) official CDT.

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