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Watert-end

Watert-end So this is where it ends. Well the hiking part at least. I have decided to finish the hiking portion of the trip with only 90% of the GDT and a few weeks in the north. And at first it scared me to do this, to call it quits. I stopped the hike with […]

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The Rock Wall

Day 24 to 31 The title says it all. The rock wall. A 70 km stretch of mountain wall that you hike up and down a series of passes cramped together along the towering walls of limestone and granite. The first day was a 38km day from near Field (where I was dropped off šŸ˜‰ […]

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R&R &K

Day 20 to 23 Rest. Rest for four days. So badly needed, to give my knee a rest and my back a soft surface and my mind a break. And to see Kristin!! Her joining me for this intermission of the hike is much needed time together and I couldnt be happier that we are […]

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At least, at last…the GDT.

If you have been following my blog, you will know that I have failed in my attempt to hike the northern route of the Rockies to meet unto the Northern end of the Great Divide Trail. Don’t get me wrong, I am proud of what I had set out to try and accomplish. And some […]

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The Great Northern Catastrophe

Day 1 So it’s day 1, the travel day. It’s an interesting thing. I have been excited about this trip for a long time and I tell everyone I can about it. I think because I am proud of what I am trying to do, and it think that’s good right? And I will also […]

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The hike begins!

This post is quick and dirty, and I will add more information while I am on the 20 Hour bus ride up to the starting point……yup. But for now, here is the dirty details, the route and my expected dates. My plan thus far is to write while I am travelling and each town I […]

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The coming hike…

My adventure in Canmore is drawing to end. While the course plays out its final weeks and I return to Edmonton I am starting to get excited about the second part of the summer. I am hiking the length of Canadian Rockies. 3 months and starting in the North somewhere near Liard River. Then hiking […]