318.9 / 2860.4 miles 11.1% Pie Town Alternate: Davila Ranch CDT Rest Facility

Daily posts will be running on a delay due to lack of consistent internet access on the trail.

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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Monday, April 25, 2022 10:08 am
Location: Crazy Cook, Southern Terminus of the Continental Divide Trail (0.0 miles)

I’ve arrived at the southern terminus of the Continental Divide Trail. Now begins my third epic-length thru-hike.

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