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Category Archives: Journal
Finishing the CDT
I haven’t written much since I finished, but now I’ve gotten a bit of rest and I wanted to reflect a bit more. I was in a lot of pain the last night. My hips and glutes were very sore … Continue reading
Well it’s done! The walk today was pretty forgettable, especially since I was tired and not able to eat well. I mostly drank Gatorade and ate chocolate bars, nothing else appealing in my food bag. By lunch I was in … Continue reading
Today turned out to be pretty damn good all over. All bodily orifices functioning normally. I didn’t make a lot of miles before sunrise, again navigation being an issue. After the sun came up and I could see the posts … Continue reading
he made it!
Hi everyone, it’s Hailey. I just heard from Ryley. He finished the trail! A big long post from him is coming, but I just wanted to let everyone know he made it okay on gatorade & jolly ranchers.
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Well, good and bad day! The start wasn’t great as I woke up in the middle of the night to puke up my dinner. I was also having ridiculous dreams about not being able to progress in my walk until … Continue reading
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Well, I basically didn’t sleep last night. Every car woke me and dogs barked all night, making me think they were coming for me :). So that made the hike today painful. Pizza Hut was still disagreeing with me too, … Continue reading
I had trouble sleeping last night, tossed and turned quite late. The stars were nice though and I had a fly buzzing round my head for company. In the morning I passed by the spot where the Columbus route splits … Continue reading
Last night after I was in bed, Chance, Piper and Kevin showed up. They had taken a different route that was a bit longer, more canyons, but doesn’t go by the Cliff Dwellings (they hitched there today to see them). … Continue reading
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Quite a day! I hiked another 13 miles of the Gila, as the walls of the canyon grew. Eventually, they were 1,000 feet tall! I know this because after lunch I had to climb out of the canyon and back … Continue reading
Very cold morning, which I attribute to camping in a canyon. I had condensation frozen on the foot of my sleeping bag (which I also later forgot to air out at lunch). The first three hours of hiking were very … Continue reading