Sunday, September 18, 2022 3:46 pm
Location: Straight Creek Trailhead / Augusta / Wagons West Motel (2045.2 miles)

An unexpected fire detour, and lucky timing for an unexpected ride brought me to Augusta, the penultimate trail town, and gateway to the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022 9:50 pm
Location: Welcome Creek Campsite 2724.4 (2030.0 miles)

After injuring my ankle, a slightly shorter day put me behind schedule for reaching Augusta tomorrow.

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Friday, September 16, 2022 9:45 pm
Location: Creek 2704.9 (2010.5 miles)

A long series of climbs, descents, and ridge walks saw a contender for the most elevation change I’ve had in a single day, as I continue to make my way towards Augusta, the penultimate trail town in Montana.

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Ridgetop Trail
Thursday, September 15, 2022 8:27 pm
Location: Cadotte Pass Yurt (1994.8 miles)

After a walk along several ridges and the heaviest rainstorm I’ve had on the CDT, I arrived at a ridgetop yurt, my first on-trail indoor shelter on the CDT.

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Granite Butte
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 10:54 pm
Location: Flesher Pass Trailhead (1978.2 miles)

A short day and unexpected trail magic allowed me to go into town, resupply, and bring cheeseburgers back to camp.

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