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Monthly Archives: August 2011
Had a very restful sleep, beat my alarm clock awake by a fair margin. The start of the morning was rough, my shin was not feeling good at all! I hobbled for the first while until the ibuprofen kicked in … Continue reading
Apparently 2 donuts is not a good bedtime snack. I was a little jittery and had trouble falling asleep in the motel. In the morning I was out trying to hitch back to the trail before 9, and eventually got … Continue reading
No problems with bears last night! Woke up to frozen socks and shoes, but not bad enough I couldn’t get them on. I had a quick walk across a big meadow to Brooks Lake, with a big ranch/lodge beside it. … Continue reading
Chance never showed up where I was camped last night, so I finally had my first solo night on the trail! It went fine :). Last couple days he’s been a bit behind me, and we were probably going separate … Continue reading
Started out with a double stream ford, so I got nice and wet for my morning hike. The whole morning was spent hiking upstream on the Snake River, which turned out to be a bit boring. The whole area burned … Continue reading
Hmm, the most fun of the day was almost right at the start, where you go through a bunch of geysers around Shoshone Lake. After that the bugs had me locked into my headnet and generally just walking fast and … Continue reading
I was in bed for 11 hours last night, even though I got up at 5:15. We got hiking just as it was light enough to barely see the trail – not too often I’ve done that. We crossed the … Continue reading
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We slept in quite late today since we only had 15 miles to hike. We eventually got rolling at 10am. The scenery was pretty boring, it was a gravel road walk in forest the whole way. We did meet 3 … Continue reading
We finished with Montana today! We are on an alternative in Idaho that takes us through a tiny bit of civilization called Mack’s Inn and then east towards Yellowstone in Wyoming. First I had some confusion where there is a … Continue reading
Started a bit late as we were hoping rain would let up, but eventually just got hiking. Last night and much of today, the undergrowth has been amazing. Grasses waist deep, with flowers in a riot of colours. The only … Continue reading