807.4 / 2855.5 miles 28.3% Tennessee Pass / Leadville

Daily posts are delayed. Current Location: Pinedale, WY (1428.1 mi; Aug 11)

Bald Mountain and Lake
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:29 pm
Location: Boss Lake Parking / The Butterfly House (701.5 miles)

Quite unexpectedly, I got to slackpack today, and stay at a hostel, and reunite with three friends I hadn’t seen since New Mexico.

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Monday, June 20, 2022 11:19 pm
Location: Monarch Pass / Salida / The Salida Hostel (690.8 miles)

Arriving at Monarch Pass, I made my way to my next trail town, Salida, for resupply.

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Aspen Forest
Sunday, June 19, 2022 7:58 pm
Location: Shelter 1053.8 (684.1 miles)

A short day of hiking today took me over a summit near the trail, and brought me within a couple of hours hike to my next trail town.

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Saturday, June 18, 2022 8:21 pm
Location: Tank Seven Creek (669.1 miles)

A bit damp and rainy, today met a new milestone for Colorado: no snow on the trail.

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The Trail Through Pastures
Friday, June 17, 2022 10:03 pm
Location: Campsite 1019.2 (649.5 miles)

Another long day of hiking took me through cow pastures and rain as I made my way to Salida.

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