Day 75: Hope and Lake Ann Pass

Miles Hiked: 23 Total Milage: 1196.5 Location: Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Around 8am this morning Luke dropped me off on the side of the road where I got off the trail. As always, it was really hard to say goodbye to him. Everyone else wanted to leave town around 9am so they paid for a shuttle.Continue reading “Day 75: Hope and Lake Ann Pass”

Day 74: Leadville, Colorado

Miles Hiked: ZERO!!! Total Milage: 1173.5 Location: Leadville, Colorado This morning I woke up earlier than I expected. My body is just so used to waking up at 5:30 that 6:30 is sleeping in for me now. Luke and I went to get breakfast down in the hotel lobby before starting the day. The firstContinue reading “Day 74: Leadville, Colorado”

Day 72: Mount of the Holy Cross Wilderness

Miles Hiked: 28.1 Total Milage: 1150.4 Location: Bear Lake This morning I woke up around 5am and relaxed until 5:30. I slowly and quietly packed up my things and was the first person to leave camp around 6am. I love being the first one on the trail in the morning. I absolutely love hiking aloneContinue reading “Day 72: Mount of the Holy Cross Wilderness”

Day 66: 13k Twice in One Day!

Miles Hiked: 15.4 Total Milage: 1054.2 Location: Winter Park, CO This morning I woke up in our awesome campsite to a great sunrise. None of my things got wet from dew last night which was awesome. I didn’t sleep well and I had a headache when I woke up. The first thing we did todayContinue reading “Day 66: 13k Twice in One Day!”

Day 65: Hellacious Blow Downs!

Miles Hiked: 16.5 Total Milage: 1038.8 Location: Rogers Pass This morning I woke up around 5am. I started the day by making some hot tea and doing my stretches. I love when I have some extra time to do this in the morning! I ended up hiking out of camp before hummingbird and 12 PackContinue reading “Day 65: Hellacious Blow Downs!”

Day 64: Granby Lake

Miles Hiked: 22.3 Total Milage: 1022.3 Location: Junco Lake Trail Head This morning we woke up around 6:30 am and left Karen’s house around 7:30 am. Before we left town we all wanted to grab breakfast and 12 pack needed to find a phone charging cord. I grabbed a bagel sandwich at a local placeContinue reading “Day 64: Granby Lake”

Day 63: Parkview Mountain

Miles Hiked: 11.4 Total Milage: 1000 Location: Grand Lake Colorado This morning we all got up around 6:30ish and started hiking by 7:30. We only had to hike 11.4 miles to get to the highway at Willow Creek Pass where we will have to hitch around our first fire closure. 12 pack and I willContinue reading “Day 63: Parkview Mountain”

Day 62: Sheep Mountain and Poison Ridge

Miles Hiked: 18.2 Total Milage: 988.6 Location: Arapaho National Forest This morning I slept in so much. I think I’m practically slept with one eye open last night because I was paranoid about the paw prints I saw. I’m glad that everyone else was very set on sleeping in too. I made some hot chocolateContinue reading “Day 62: Sheep Mountain and Poison Ridge”

Day 61: 12 Pack Finds a Plate!

Miles Hiked: 21.2 Total Milage: 970.4 Location: Arapaho National Forest This morning I woke up and did the last of my town chores. Luke left around 9am and I was bawling my eyes out about it. I got my bag all packed up and ready to go and went to 12 Pack and Hummingbird’s room.Continue reading “Day 61: 12 Pack Finds a Plate!”