Hiking

CDT Day 160 Triple Divide Pass

25th September  14.7 miles Morning Star Lake (2594.9) to Red Eagle Lake (2609.6) It was only about 6 miles to the top of a place known as Triple Divide Pass. The first 3 miles was either flat or downhil...

CDT Day 159 Dangerous Snow covered Trail

24th September  13.2 miles Two Medicine (2581.7) to Morning Star Lake (2594.9) Finally back on trail. Nothing like a few days of boredom and binge Game of Thones watching to crank up the enthusiasm for ...

CST Day 155-158 Waiting Out the Bad Weather 

20th-23rd September  0 miles East Glacier  Four days of waiting for the foul weather to pass. Rain, cold and wind. I would not like to be in the mountains now. Unfortunately Teflon decided to head ...

CDT Day 154 Still the wind is too strong 

18th - 19th September  6 miles  Two Medicine (2575.7) to Two Medicine (2581.7) Teflon, Bubbles and I hitch hiked from East Glacier to Two Medicine. The intention was to hike backwards to the point ...

CDT Day 151-153 Retreat from the mountains 

16th-18th September  16 miles East Glacier (2559.7) to East Glacier (2575.7) It was windy. I was blown off my feet. My hiking partners Teflon and Bubbles had been blown off their feet many times. The wi...

CDT Day 150 To East Glacier

14th September  17.5 miles Bushcamp (2542.2) to East Glacier (2559.7) The hike to East glacier was fairly easy and the miles went quick. The trail spent most of its time hiding in the thick growth of bu...

CDT Day 149 Brutally Cold

13th September  26.5 miles Elbow Creek (2515.7) to Bushcamp (2542.2) Again it was very cold overnight. Sleep eluded me as I failed to stay warm enough. The tent was frozen inside and out, my shoes were ...

CDT Day 148 A cold day hiking in the snow and mud

12th September  24.7 miles Clack creek (2491) to Elbow Creek (2515.7) It was brutally cold. I was unable to sleep. My sleeping bag is rated to 15F (-10C) and it barely kept me warm. There was a layer of...

CDT Day 147 Hiking through a Winter Blizzard

11th September  23.1 miles My Lake  (2467.9) to Clack creek (2491) I slept in. The overcast morning kept the darkness longer than normal. It was 7.45am when I started hiking. Elusive turned up at m...

CDT Day 146 Walking the Chinese Wall

10th September  28.8 miles Sth Fork Sun River (2439.1) to My Lake (2467.9) Again it was an early start and easy hiking on the horse superhighway. Benchmark Ranch was nearby and some trailheads that allo...

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