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Aaron

The Storm: Hiking Along the Continental Divide Trail

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Aaron

“So much for the rain, doesn’t look so bad” I told Rachel, aka “Heartbreaker”, my girlfriend and recently committed long distance hiking partner. We awoke a few minutes earlier to a dry tent amid a socked in but rain free campsite. The forecast leaving our last town on the Continental Divide Trail, Leadore, Idaho (population 105), was for a strong storm to blow in overnight. We had started an “open ended section hike” on the CDT two months earlier from Grants, New Mexico headed northbound but late spring snow created avalanche conditions in Colorado and the melt littered lower routes with raging stream crossings. After we hit the Colorado border in June we flipped north to Glacier National Park and began hiking south...

@HikerBox with a story straight from the Continental Divide Trail - read the full article in Issue 29:

The Storm

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