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Noodles which were very nice.
Heard wolves again…or are they coyotes…do you get coyotes this high up? Do you get wolves this far South? A big day but we managed. We climbed Indiana Pass reaching our highest altitude of the whole trip at 11, ft. Both craigs girls felt the thin air and I struggled at times near the top with empty legs.
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That made me wonder if javalina had dug up the roots under prickly pear plants earlier in the trip. I also saw a big group of Mule Deer. Willow Creek Miles: Many thanks to swapping Martins. Martins' Place Miles: The rain soaked in well, and didn't run off much, so perhaps it will bring a flower burst. The soft, moist dirt was a pleasure to walk on.
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Silver City Miles: Among other topics, we discussed the Camino de Santiago, as he and the other monks had walked it in a cloistered group, staying in monasteries. My conversations with him were interesting, and I attended the Vespers, Rosary, and dinner. He gave me permission to list the hospitality of the Monastery in the water report.
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I found the ascents from 15 and 35 yesterday exhausting and slow: I hope I adjust to the altitude soon. Brannon Spring Area Miles: Friday, April 25th, I saw no one and no fresh boot prints. There were bear and large deer tracks. Much of the route was burned by a fire so intense that the duff is gone, all trees are dead, boulders are spalling off layers, and barb wire is oxidized in odd colors. The trailbed is washed out and full of sticks and rocks.
I found no water since early this morning, and am quite thirsty. Saturday, April 26th, I saw no one and no fresh boot prints. I visited Reeds Peak jewish dating spots Diamond Peak. The wood in the fire tower stairs is old and splitting, and the buildings on Swpping Peak are decrepit, and full of rodent scat, continental divide NM wife swapping there was an interesting collection of tools.
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Wednesday, April 30th, There must have been some allergen on the wind, as my nose was stuffed and I felt tired all day. I got lost, continuing where the CDT turned off good tread for a. As a result, I found a bottle of rum and a nice first aid kit. Needing neither, I cursed and backtracked to the CDT.
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I finished up and posted my water, trail condition, and daily journal reports - all behind because my iPod swwpping had died days ago.
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Unfortunately, it seems the NPS has removed the concrete historic Escalante Expedition markers from the pahoehoe fields. I ran into Hugo and Carole at the cache north of the lava fields and talked a. They had three Timpanog Ute guides. Because of difficulties, the group did not reach California, but returned to Santa Fe via Arizona.
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