View Full Version : Colorado Trail Section Hike, June 2018

09-08-2018, 22:23
PrologueI was beginning to think someone didn’t want me hiking this trail. Two mornings my truck wouldn’t start due to the cold and higher elevation. Then my backpack broke after I had already loaded it and stored it in a tote for the next day. I had to make a 120 mile trip to Colorado Springs to buy a replacement during which time I also got a nail in my tire. It was definitely an ordeal getting to this point, but two days after I was supposed to start we were finally on the trail…on the summer solstice aka Hike Naked Day (and no, I did not).

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09-08-2018, 22:25
This was only Part 1...can't edit title

09-09-2018, 08:06
Nicely done. Will read the rest when you post it.

09-16-2018, 10:27
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Day 3 – Frenchman Creek Campsite to Silver Creek Campsite (9 miles)Kye startled me awake this morning with a few barks at 6:30. Kye rarely barks and it had me on edge not knowing what it was. I called out “what’s out there” thinking it was a critter if some kind. A voice answered back “it’s just me”…like I would know who “me” was. Either way the voice confirmed it was a person although I hadn’t expected to have another person walk through my campsite so early in the morning. It was only later that I realized there was another trail (French Creek Trail) that went right by where I was camped.

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11-13-2018, 11:15
I too would have thought someone was trying to tell me not to do that trip, but glad it worked out for you. Maybe I need to bring a dog with me on future trips to take care of all the extra food I always have leftover! Great report, nice pics...thanks for sharing!