1437.7 / 2513.7 miles 57.2% Seneca Lake Trail / Pinedale / Jackalope Motor Lodge

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

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 10:09 pm
Location: Campsite 1572.7 (1199.2 miles)

With a roadwalk nearly the entire day, I completed my first marathon on the CDT, unexpectedly getting me closer to Rawlins than I’d planned.

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View Northwest to the Great Divide Basin
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 11:12 pm
Location: Campsite 1542.4 (1172.0 miles)

A long day out of Encampment sends me over mountains and cow pastures, and I make further than planned progress towards the next trail town, Rawlins.

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Greetings from Wyoming
Monday, July 25, 2022 11:33 pm
Location: Battle Pass / Riverside / Riverside Garage Cabins (1149.3 miles)

A relatively short day through lots of meadows brought me to Encampment and Riverside, the first trail towns in Wyoming.

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Rainclouds
Sunday, July 24, 2022 9:53 pm
Location: Pipeline Trailhead (1135.4 miles)

A miserably rainy 20+ mile hike today brought me to Wyoming, the third state on the trail.

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Herd of Elk
Saturday, July 23, 2022 9:22 pm
Location: North Fork Elk Creek (1111.8 miles)

I managed to get up early today, and started hiking by 6:30 am, continuing my charge out of Colorado. Unfortunately, it wasn’t early enough to avoid the mosquitoes, which were just as bad this morning as they were last night.

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