Day 44: One step forward, two steps back

Miles Hiked: 6 This morning 12 pack and I woke up at 3am. I didn’t sleep super well last night because I was so nervous about today. It was cold this morning but not as bad as I expected it to be, having the winter gear to handle it really helps. We collected water fromContinue reading “Day 44: One step forward, two steps back”

Day 42: Another Zero in Chama

Miles Hiked: 0 Total Milage: 667.5 Location: Elk Horn Lodge, Chama NM I had a great zero day hanging out with Rockslide, 12 Pack, Jenga, and Free Fall. I started the day by doing my town chores which included laundry, resupplying, and finding a few more pieces of gear I will need to get throughContinue reading “Day 42: Another Zero in Chama”

Day 41: Cheers to the Land of Enchantment

Miles Hiked: 12.9 Total Milage: 667.5 Location: Elk Horn Lodge, Chama NM This morning I woke up at 5:15 and started hiking at 5:45. I was glad that everyone else also woke up as early as I did. I wanted to cross the border with everyone before it started to rain. The sunrise was veryContinue reading “Day 41: Cheers to the Land of Enchantment”

Day 39: The long hitch back

Miles Hiked: Zero Total Milage: 626.1 Location: Hopewell Lake This morning I woke up and did my chores as efficiently as I could. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go back to trail today yet or not. After some research on conditions and the weather, I made the decision to hitch hike back toContinue reading “Day 39: The long hitch back”