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Lonehiker - Continental Divide Trail Journal - 2019

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City: Cheyenne
State: WY
Begins: Apr 19, 2019
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sat, Mar 9th, 2019

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 68
Journal Visits: 416
Guestbook Views: 1
Guestbook Entrys: 0

Journal Plan

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Waiting game

Just playing the waiting game now. Based upon guidance from the CDTC I mailed in (with check) my request for the NM Land Recreation Access Permit and received it pretty fast.

On a side note I have also sent in and received back my PCT LD permit as well. I am still awaiting my Canadian Entry permit approval. I think that I mentioned in an earlier post that I will be completing the PCT this Aug/early Sep. Will have been a 5 section hike over 6 years. Would have completed it last year but had to have a couple of surgeries on my left leg.

Only thing left to do is to make a trip to Walmart to buy food for my drops and my initial supply.

As I'm bored I might as well mention my training program. During the winter months I take a spin class 3 times a week. I couple this with 2-3 days of playing pickleball and that is basically all I do. Starting in February I begin walking (will throw in a snowshoe trip now and again) a bit to toughen up my feet. My motivation is that I walk the Bataan Death March marathon every March.

I haven't been tracking the snow too much for northern NM. I am aware that levels are higher than average but there is a lot of time for this figure to change. The big snow months are still ahead for the Rockies.

Just playing the waiting game.

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