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Triple Crown, How Did I Start ?

I'm consistently asked how I got to be a Triple Crown hiker.  Where did my love for thru-hiking and cycling come from.  I grew up in a time when kids made forts from sticks, spent hours in the woods and rode their bicycles everywhere.  I…
PCT vs. CDT trail comparison -
PCT vs. CDT trail comparison -
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CDT by the Numbers

CDT by the Numbers Here are the numbers from my 2015 CDT thru-hike.  I will compare these to the PCT and AT soon as well as post on my feelings and thoughts on my gear.  For now enjoy these and thanks for following along.   General…
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PCT vs. CDT trail comparison -
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CDT - Day 131 -Waterton River CG to Canadian Border

9/2/15 Day 131 -Waterton River CG M3024.8 to Border M3028.6, 4215' Tent - Nights Spent Alone: 15 4.9,  2710 Trip Miles Day's of Snow: 9 - Day's of Rain: 44 - Days of Hail: 19 8:41 am to 9:56 am # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final…
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CDT - Day 130 - Many Glacier CG to Waterton River CG

9/1/15 Day 130 -Many Glacier CG M2993.5 to Waterton River CG M3024.8  , 4922' Tent - Nights Spent Alone: 15 31.3,  2706.1 Trip Miles Day's of Snow: 9 - Day's of Rain: 43 - Days of Hail: 19 9 am to 8:41 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings…
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CDT - Day 129 - Rt. 89 to Many Glacier CG

8/31/15 Day 129 - Rt. 89 to Many Glacier CG M2993.5 , 4922' Tent - Nights Spent Alone: 15 30,  2674.8 Trip Miles Day's of Snow: 9 - Day's of Rain: 43 - Days of Hail: 19 9 am to 8:41 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total:…
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CDT - Day 128 - East Glacier M2927.6 to Rt. 89

8/30/15 Day 128 - East Glacier M2927.6 to Rt. 89, 4796' Cabin - Nights Spent Alone: 15 27, 2644.8 Trip Miles Day's of Snow: 9 - Day's of Rain: 43 - Days of Hail: 19 6:20 am to 2:30 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total: 221 Tick…
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CDT - Day 127 - East Glacier M2927.6

8/29/15 Day 127 - East Glacier M2927.6, 4796' Cabin - Nights Spent Alone: 15 0, 2617.8 Trip Miles Day's of Snow: 9 - Day's of Rain: 42 - Days of Hail: 19 6 am to 5:10 pm # of Zero days: 13 Gila Crossings Final Total: 221 Tick Count: 4 (4 more…
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CDT - Day 126 - TSC Trail #101 M2898.4 to East Glacier M2927.6

8/28/15 Day 126 - TSC Trail #101 M2898.4 to East Glacier M2927.6, 4796' Cabin - Nights Spent Alone: 15 29.2, 2617.8 Trip Miles Day's of Snow: 9 - Day's of Rain: 42 - Days of Hail: 19 6 am to 5:10 pm # of Zero days: 12 Gila Crossings Final Total:…