Day 29 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

Day 29 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

8.7 miles today 490.2 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ COMPLETED I woke up at 2am and I was so excited about finishing the trail today that could not go back to sleep. I’m going to miss being in nature 24/7 and the simplicity of life out here, but I miss Grant, sleeping in a...
Day 28 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

Day 28 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

21.1 miles today 481.5 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ Resistance. That’s what I dealt with this morning. I’m so close to finishing, but man I was over it! Last night I was the victim of a pretty viscous wind/rain storm. All. Night. Long. I felt like my tent was going...
Day 27 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

Day 27 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

23.4 miles today 460.4 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ So many beautiful views today! The morning started cold with spurts of hail. I think the recent rain has made it colder in general, and it’s making it harder and harder to get out of my sleeping bag each morning 🥶 The...
Day 26 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

Day 26 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

20.8 miles today 437.1 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ Started a bit later today than usual because I had to hitch to the trailhead this morning and I didn’t think I had a good chance of finding a ride if I left at 6am 😊 I also learned today that when you ask mother nature...
Day 25 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

Day 25 〣 Colorado Trail Journal

1.9 miles today 416.3 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ Probably my shortest day on trail. I woke up a little later, but through the tent I could tell it was not as sunny as it should be for that time of morning. And sure enough the sky was completely grey and raining 😑 it’s...