1448.8 / 2513.7 miles 57.6% Campsite 1804.1

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

Mountains in the Morning
Friday, April 29, 2022 9:46 pm
Location: Lordsburg, NM / EconoLodge (84.3 miles)

Today’s hike brought me back to Lordsburg, the first trail town on the CDT, for a day of the three R’s: restaurants, resupply, and relaxation.

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Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:42 pm
Location: Animas Road Water Cache (77.7 miles)

I set a 5 am alarm with the hopes of getting started before sunrise. I very nearly succeeded, leaving the same minute as sunrise. It was nice and cool out, which was great for getting moving quickly.

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Vista Rim Tank
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 9:02 pm
Location: Highway 113 Water Cache (58.0 miles)

I woke up this morning to the smell of rain. The rain yesterday never reached me, but that unmistakable smell wafted into my tent, along with a bit of humidity.

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First Sunrise on the Trail
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 7:37 pm
Location: Campsite 31.6 (32.5 miles)

The second day on trail took me further along and through the seemingly endless plains of southern New Mexico.

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The Crazy Cook Terminus Area
Monday, April 25, 2022 10:30 pm
Location: Sheridan Canyon Water Cache (14.2 miles)

A new day, a new trail. Today is my first on the Continental Divide Trail.

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