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08/08/20 – After a good night’s sleep, we had breakfast and broke camp for our last full day of hiking. The plan was to descend (except for 2 relatively minor ascents) from our camp at about 10,000′ to a possible water source at 8,210′ and stop there for the night (again, depending on the “whether”).
08/07/20 – After breakfast, we left for our 11.5 mile hike for the day. Although today was physically challenging, the views were well worth the effort! The first 3.5 miles climbed out of the trees and into tundra at 11,821′. From there, we traversed Indian Trail Ridge, 4 miles of ascents and descents that offered
08/06/20 – After breakfast, we loaded up on water and hit the trail. Shortly after leaving camp, I met up with a buck deer in the middle of the trail. He didn’t stick around long, and bounded off into the forest. As we entered Segment 27, a portion of the trail followed an old logging
08/05/20 – I woke up well rested. We had breakfast and were out of camp by about 7:30. Once again, we encountered a large number of bikers. At the top of Blackhawk Pass, a relatively steep climb, several bikers were resting there when we arrived, huffing and puffing, joining them at the top of the pass.
08/04/20 – I didn’t sleep very well, which isn’t unusual for the first night on the trail. What were unusual were the animal sounds that woke me in the middle of the night. Definite sounds of footfalls and sniffing near my tent. After spending a fair amount of time envisioning myself as bear food, I unzipped
Colorado Trail Challenge – Segments 25-28 Segments #25-28: 73.9 miles – 11,709′ elevation gain, 15,608′ elevation loss 08/03/20 – Vehicle staging for this hike was easy compared to our previous outing. Travel time on the highway between the beginning and the end of this section of trail is just 1 hour. Glenn decided to tow