We are in the Basin!

Alright! Enough zero days!

We bloody gotta do “The Basin” now! No point in waiting any longer!

“Lightning storms you can come! Bring ’em’ on!

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Wild Horses

Plan A stands!

Felix just talked on the phone to Barbara. He got her phone number from the local grocery store.

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Thunder in Colorado

I am laying in my hotel bed in South Fork. Felix went over to the gasstation to get us our mandatory pizza! Yes! They sell Pizza at gasstations in the US!

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Onwards in the Snow

So yes, we made it all the way to Colorado! For quite a while now we have been thinking that we need to bail out once we make it to Colorado.

I mean, bloody hell, it’s still snowing up here!

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Playing in Snow and Mud

Alright, just some tiny more roadwalking and then we will hit Grants, our next town for shower, food, resupply, laundry, bed!

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Roadwalking and Tears

We make it out to Highway 12 where Dale picks us up one last time. Everything going smooth, the van is right there! No “Dale” adventure this time!

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Adventurous Days and Cold Nights

Alright, we have all calmed down after the recent events and have now some road walking to do, out of Silver City. Road walking is terrible for the feet, hips and knees, but the CDT has apparently plenty of it.

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Call 911

So here we are, out in the desert of New Mexico!

Felix and I keep reminding ourselves, that we are actually out here “doing it!”

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Let the Games Begin

Oh my goodness it has been a busy few months! Constantly working, constantly glimpsing at my ever growing todo lists! (Note the plural here!)

Constantly rather exhausted!

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My New Ice Axe Skills!

Decision made! I will do this “ice axe, crampons and self arresting” course in order to prepare for my next thru hike!! I am all set, the plane to Inverness, Scotland, leaves in 7 hours. So I better get some sleeping done.

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