A small salty lake with an old camper.. Reminded me of the Salton Sea in California.

Encampment to Rawlins

The terrain change between Colorado and Wyoming makes us feel like superheroes. In Colorado, we struggled to hike our 20 mile days, but we now effortlessly hike 25 miles over the grassy Wyoming plains. The Great Basin, stretching from Encampment to the Wind Rivers Range near Lander, does not resemble the Continental …

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Grand Lake to Steamboat Spring

Grand Lakes is a touristy town at the border of Rocky Mountain National Park. Expensive lodging and shoddy restaurant service plague the …

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Silverthorne to Grand Lake

We dragged ourselves out of Silverthorne on the fifth of July. The night before, torrential rainfall put a damper on the fireworks …

Flowers on the Colorado trail

Cottonwood Pass to Silverthorne

Sorry for the delayed post! We dropped the ball on posting on Cottonwood Pass to Silverthorne while in Silverthorne. When we got …

Stil slogging through snow...

Monarch Pass to Cottonwood Pass

We’ve arrived in Breckenridge earlier than expected. After hiking two days from Monarch, we realized our plans to hike 70 miles to …

Flat Tops

Silverton to Lake City

From Silverton, we had a complicated hitch back to trail with multiple transfers and a 2,500ft climb up Stoney Pass along a …

Mountains in the morning (before the storms come in)

Wolf Creek Pass to Silverton

No section along the PCT could prepare us for the South San Juans in snow. It’s been a long exhausting week of …

At the bottom of the slope

Chama to Wolf Creek Pass

I am not sure how to write this post without worrying friends and family, so I will start by saying Jeff and …