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Mark "SlowBro" Hurd
City: Eugene
State: OR
Country: USA
Begins: Jun 28, 2019
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Fri, Mar 15th, 2019

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 70
Journal Visits: 3,095
Guestbook Views: 98
Guestbook Entrys: 9

Journal Plan

Continental Divide Trail Map

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The Snow Is Gone!

Itinerary

Well I finally got around to putting in my itinerary for this summer. The form on this website lets you list your resupply location, the miles between each of them, and how many days you plan between each resupply point. It then calculates average miles per day, cumulative miles, etc. and creates a table of your trip. The minor drawback is that it is off a little. Just a couple of days over the whole trek, but it is not quite accurate.

That said, you can take a look at it by clicking Journal Plan toward the bottom of the yellow box on the left of this screen.

You may notice that a few of the numbers are flagged in red. This indicates an ambitious schedule and possibly too many miles to walk in the time allotted. I am aware of this, but I plan to give it a shot anyway. No risk, no gain.

Overall, I am pretty happy with this schedule, and, although I probably wont change much in the timing, there are numerous refinements and sub plans to make. For instance where to send resupply packages-hotel or PO, what permits do I need to get, etc. So there is still a lot of detail work to be done.

Until next week -Happy Trails

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SlowBro's Continental Divide Trail Journey

"I can't say as ever I was lost, but I was bewildered once for three days." -Daniel Boone

"The Journey IS The Reward" -SlowBro

"If you feel like quitting, just keep walking." -Gypsy Spirit

 

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