Rhonda’s Job / Creek Kitty / Funeral Crashing : CDT Blog #5

New Mexico. Aliens and green chiles. What more can you ask for? (A big ol’ burrito to smother with said delicious chiles). These little spicy, tasty morsels are such a dietary staple in this state that you can deliciousfy your Big Mac or Whopper atop them. This place is special. As a white person, I’m … Continue reading Rhonda’s Job / Creek Kitty / Funeral Crashing : CDT Blog #5

Mystery Camper / Crease Greasing / Blinding Driver : CDT Blog #4

This trail couldn’t have changed more since entering Colorado. The trail is definitely more difficult than Montana and Wyoming but also much better maintained. 10,000 feet in elevation is basically a base line currently, going as high as 13,000. The towns that we resupply in have gone from gas stations in population 57 towns to … Continue reading Mystery Camper / Crease Greasing / Blinding Driver : CDT Blog #4

Horny Toads / Nudie Calendars / Birthday Hail : CDT Blog #3

Halfway! I’ve been counting down the days to the glass being half empty for a while now. 1,500 miles down and 1,500 to go. 2 states, 2 pairs of shoes, 2 months down; 2 of each to go. Wyoming has been all over the place. From geysers, to mountains, to desert, to a motel employee … Continue reading Horny Toads / Nudie Calendars / Birthday Hail : CDT Blog #3

Marlboro Man / Bear Serenading / Border Helicopters : CDT Blog #2

Montana... it’s been real. You generously provided us with drunken cowboys, grizzly bear horror stories, and an infamous luau party. We are eternally grateful to your state that possesses more cows than people. We’re currently in Dubois, Wyoming. 1,099 miles complete, 1,901 to go. Let’s kick off this blog with one of my favorite topics: … Continue reading Marlboro Man / Bear Serenading / Border Helicopters : CDT Blog #2

Death Wobbles / Doomed Raindrops / Luau Parties : CDT Blog #1

Third time is a charm? Either way, here goes round 3 of this whole strutting across the country nonsense. If you’re knee jerk reaction to that statement was something like “get a job ya’ damn hippy!” you might be better off switching to the ramblings of a non-crazy person. If you are thinking that this … Continue reading Death Wobbles / Doomed Raindrops / Luau Parties : CDT Blog #1