Feel that elevation

Day 48: 11,500 foot basin near Sawtooth Mountain to 11,600 foot saddle along the Divide, ~17 miles, ~756 miles total Last night was COLD. Water bottles frozen solid. Shoes frozen. Even the handwarmers, Nutella and late night chocolate snack fest didn't keep me comfortable enough to sleep well. Both Gabriel and I finally dozed soundly … Continue reading Feel that elevation

A hail of a day

Day 47: Wolf Creek Pass to 11,500 foot basin near Sawtooth Mountain in the Weminuche Wilderness, ~12 miles, ~739 miles total Back at it this morning, hiking that is, and then some. A leisurely wake up time of 6:30 in the comfy duff of the East Fork San Juan River campground. We packed up our … Continue reading A hail of a day