Day 035

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Subject: 5/31, day 35, 14 mi, 12850′ Tough day. We were constantly route finding in the snow, or climbing or both. We need more red blood cells to carry O2. Ken thinks the answer is prime rib when we get … Continued

Day 034

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5/30, day 34, 18.8 miles, 12,000+’ We were surprised at how warm we stayed last night. Camped between 2 lakes with ice on them and amid patches of snow. South San Juan Wilderness is incredibly beautiful. And we haven’t seen … Continued

Day 033

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5/29, day 33, 12,187′, 20.2 mi. A multitude of birds woke us. Ken stepped into the brisk air and an elk and her calf left our stand of pines. The day and trail went up from there. Both have been … Continued

Day 032 Cumbres Pass, Colorado

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5/28, day 32, 15 mi, 10170 elev Road walked from Chama to Cumbres Pass – about 13 miles with 2500 feet of elevation gain. Along the way we found Colorado. We were so excited about the expansive views and beautiful … Continued

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