Idaho

CDT Day 128 Goodbye Idaho 

23rd August  26 miles Highway camp (2116.4) to ATV road (2142.4) Last night we made a plan to have a late start. Nips, Easyrider and myself were beyond exhausted. We all thought a sleep in might help re...

CDT Day 127 Last full day in Idaho

22nd August  27 miles Swampcamp (2089.4) to Highway camp (2116.4) I set off alone to the small resort town of North Fork. The road slowly worked it's way along the Salmon River. As I looked at the river...

CDT Day 124 Tired again

19th August 14.5 miles  Leadore (2028.7) to Ridgecamp (2043.2) I must sound like a broken record. I'm constantly tired and worn out. It felt like I had two lead weights on my feet that made every footst...

CDT Day 126 Roadwalk detour 

21st August  22 miles Farmers field (2069.4) to Swamp (2089.4) From our moist campsite surrounded by swamp and cattle poo we set off early. There was little traffic on the road. That's right I'm road wa...

CDT Day 125 Following in Lewis and Clarks footsteps 

20th August  26.2 miles Ridgecamp (2043.2) to Farmers field (2069.4) Lewis and Clark are well know explorers of this part of the world. Today I followed in their footsteps. While heading west and crossi...

I’m CDT Day 123 Leadore Idaho

18th August  11.1 miles  Spring Camp (2017.6) to Leadore (2028.7) Only a couple of hours of easy Ridgetop hiking bought us all to Bannock Pass. Earlier we contacted Sam from the Leadore Inn, he sai...

CDT Day 122 2000 miles plus

17th August  28.1 miles Rock Creek (1989.5) to Spring Camp (2017.6) It was an early start. Elusive was already on trail, he started hiking early. It wasn't long before Nips, Easyrider and I caught up to...

CDT Day 121 Long day of rolling hills 

16th August 29.4 miles  Spring Camp (1959.9) to Rock Creek (1989.5) I was last to leave camp in the morning. I like to eat my hot oats and hot coffee before I leave. Nips and Easyrider are much quicker ...

CDT Day 120 The Montana and Idaho Rollercoaster 

15th August  25.4 miles Ridgecamp (1936.5) to Spring camp (1959.9) Yesterday was a wasted day, mileage wise. Today we all felt so much better. The trail, however, did its best to wear us down. In the mo...

CDT Day 119 No energy today

14th August 7.7 miles  Lima (1928.8) to Ridgecamp (1936.5) I bid goodbye to some of my hiking buddies in the morning. I'd hoped to share some trail time with my old PCT hiking buddy Stone but his work s...

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