CDT Update: Chama, NM

We have now completed the entire state of New Mexico on the Continental Divide Trail. After leaving Cuba, NM the trail climbed in elevation and changes from desert to alpine forest and mountains. Much of the trail is above 10,000 feet and often closer to 11,000 feet. Our week hiking was made a little moreContinue reading “CDT Update: Chama, NM”

Colorado Trail: Waterton Canyon to Kenosha Pass

We have made it 72 miles on the Colorado Trail to Kenosha Pass where we are making a quick stop in the small town of Jefferson to resupply. The hike has been wonderful so far and we have met quite a number of fellow hikers who are hiking to Durango. About 15 hikers were campedContinue reading “Colorado Trail: Waterton Canyon to Kenosha Pass”

Route 66: Gallup to Holbrook

Today we went from movie stars (sort of) to the Painted Desert. We spent the night at the El Rancho Hotel and Motel in Gallup, which claims many movie stars have lodged there while filming in the nearby desert. We stayed in the less expensive motel, but enjoyed our stay. We stopped for much ofContinue reading “Route 66: Gallup to Holbrook”