CDT12 – 218 – Doc Campbells and the Gila

Leaving Silver City I did the seven-mile roadwalk out of Silver City to Doc Campbell’s Post on the Gila River. Because why not walk on MORE asphalt. Still the walk was not without its diversions. I have no idea why someone has a Ringwraith outside their house. The trail connected to some dirt roads in…

CDT18 – 415 – Pie Town

May 8 WARNING – Big post.  Set aside more than a minute. First full day out of Docs.  I did 22 miles on the Gila, a total of 165 crossings for the day.  For the most part it was the same sort of mix, most zero-effort calf-deep stuff, with a few, faster thigh-high crossings.  The…

CDT23 – 524 – Grants

Day 1 – 23 miles Did the very long road walk out of Pie Town at just around 7am this morning. I rolled into camp around 7pm. Long day. I took a two hour break at the TLC ranch. They put out water for hikers and let us rest in the shade of their old…