2427.3 / 2513.7 miles 96.6% Campsite 611.6

Hike Completed! April 25 - October 17
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Steam Locomotive
Friday, June 10, 2022 11:51 pm
Location: Stony Pass / Silverton / The Avon

Today was a low-key day in Silverton, with a couple of chores completed, and lots of rest and food.

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 6:54 pm
Location: Stony Pass / Silverton / The Avon (558.7 miles)

The last six days of hiking have brought me to near the end of the San Juans, to the town of Silverton, nestled deep within steep mountans.

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Trail along the North Fork Los Pinos River
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:40 pm
Location: Campsite 914.0 (544.3 miles)

While the mountains have been grueling, they’ve also provided moments of extreme beauty. Today’s landscape exemplified that.

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Cherokee Lake
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 9:51 pm
Location: North Fork Los Pinos River (528.6 miles)

A long day took me on a “fun” adventure around the Knife Edge, and sent me over a couple of mountain passes on my way through the San Juans.

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A Tiny Lake in a Meadow
Monday, June 6, 2022 8:52 pm
Location: Cherokee Lake (511.4 miles)

Feeling a little better today, I managed a slightly longer day today to Cherokee Lake, just before a trail feature known as “Knife Edge”.

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