Guller Creek Stream Valley
Saturday, July 2, 2022 8:18 pm
Location: Copper Mountain / Leadville / Inn the Clouds (831.8 miles)

Today, I hiked the my first section of the trail southbound, doing the next section of trail as a 23-mile slackpack.

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Friday, July 1, 2022 7:34 pm
Location: Tennessee Pass / Leadville (807.4 miles)

Today was a very short hike and hitch into Leadville, where I stuffed myself with food and washed dishes at a pizza restaurant.

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Bear Lake
Thursday, June 30, 2022 7:26 pm
Location: West Tennessee Creek (803.7 miles)

By far, today was the rainiest day on trail. But, we still had to press on, even though it was wet and uncomfortable.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 8:34 pm
Location: Campsite 1155.9 (785.6 miles)

Today, we summited Mount Elbert, the highest mountain in Colorado — and in the Rocky Mountains.

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Rain Cloud Over Mount Elbert
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 8:47 pm
Location: S Mount Elbert Trail 1.9 (773.4 miles)

Today, we returned to the trail and hiked partway up Mount Elbert, the second tallest mountain in the continental US.

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