Day 8: Burro Mountain Homestead

Miles hiked: 18.2 Total Milage: 123.15 Location: Burro Mountain Homestead Today I woke up around 5am. I was pretty cold last night and I noticed my sleeping bag had a layer of frost on it in the morning. I packed up as quickly and quietly as I could and got on trail around 5:30 am.Continue reading “Day 8: Burro Mountain Homestead”

Day 5: Lordsburg!

Miles Hiked: 14 Total Milage: 84.64 Location: Econolodge, Lordsburg Today I woke up without an alarm around 5am. I did some stretches and packed up quietly before leaving camp around 6am. My goal was to get to the water cache seven miles away before everyone else so I could take a long break before walkingContinue reading “Day 5: Lordsburg!”

Day 1: Crazy Cook!!

Miles Hiked: 17.25 Total Milage: 17.25 Location: Trail Junction off mile 16.7. Commadore Road. This morning we all woke up around 5am and started to get ready for the trail. I took a shower, ate a muffin for breakfast, put on my hiking clothes, and got a call from Luke. Camp Crazy Cook shuttle pickedContinue reading “Day 1: Crazy Cook!!”

The Night Before Crazy Cook

Day 0 Miles hiked: 0 Location: Econolodge in Lordsburg, NM Today I woke up at Luke’s and I finished some things I had to do on my laptop (including paying for my blog!!! Which means I can post more pics!). I showered, then went home and grabbed my stuff from my apartment before hitting theContinue reading “The Night Before Crazy Cook”

Continental Divide Trail 2021

Hello, I’m not sure how many people still read this blog occasionally or get email updates but I just wanted to make a post about what I will be doing this summer! If you are new here welcome, My name is Deserrae or “Early Bird” as I am called on the trail. In 2019 IContinue reading “Continental Divide Trail 2021”