Wyoming

CDT 114 Hello Idaho 

9th August  29.4 miles Summit Lake (1825.5) to Sawtelle Resort (1854.9) I just noticed that the distance I've walked, 1854.9 miles or 2985km is a long way. If I was in Australia and stood at the edge of...

CDT Day 113 Valley of the Geysers

8th August  21.7 miles Basin Beach (1803.8) to Summit Lake (1825.5) It was only a mile hike to Shoeshone Geyser basin, the valley of the geysers. A mile long section of hot springs, geysers and thermal ...

CDT Day 112 Trail Reunion 

7th August  13.5 miles Grants Village (1790.3) to Basin Beach Campsite (1803.8) Nips and I made our way to the all you can eat buffet breakfast. The same place I frequented yesterday. Six plates of food...

CDT Day 111 When Grizzlies attack

6th August  0 Miles  Grants Village, Yellowstone NP (1790.3) I looked around the expansive dining hall at the Grants Village Restaurant in Yellowstone National Park. Of all the gentleman dining I w...

CDT Day 110 Hiking Yellowstone National Park

5th August  27.2 miles  Yellowstone NP border (1763.1) to Grants Village (1790.3) I wanted to start hiking early so I could make it to Grants Village in Yellowstone. I didn't have any backcountry p...

CDT Day 109 There’s a bear in my campsite 

4th August 27.7 miles  Clear Creek (1745.4) to Yellowstone NP border (1763.1) I didn't sleep well last night. It was cold, very cold, below freezing. But that wasn't what kept me awake, although it was ...

CDT Day 108 Togwotee Lodge food break 

3rd August  12.6 miles Bushcamp (1732.8) to Clear Creek (1745.4) It was an easy 6 miles of downhill hiking to Togwotee Lodge, half of which was on a main highway. I had an early start, mainly courtesy o...

CDT Day 107 I’m hungry

2nd August  23.9 miles Bushcamp (1708.9) to Bushcamp (1732.8) I slept well last night. It was completely silent, almost too silent. I would have preferred a little wind noise or rustling in the bushes. ...

CDT Day 106 Fires and flowers 

1st August 28.7 miles Bushcamp (1680.2) to Bushcamp (1708.9) I should have taken some photos. It was a clear night with no moon and the stars were so bright they cast a shadow. Maybe tomorrow night, if I'm a...

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