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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Meth and Snow

Off we drive into Albuquerque, aka the “Meth Capitol”. (You guys who have seen “Breaking Bad” know what I mean!)

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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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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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First Footsteps on the CDT

We are driving through Arkansas, Texas and New Mexico! Well Dale and Felix do all the work, I am just happily sitting in the back of the van, looking at the landscape go by.

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America!

Alright, guess I have seen enough of Chicago!

I keep stopping and staring at these skyscrapers in disbelieve. I am a bit intimidated by all this here. This city is to me somewhat surreal.

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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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Via Alpina in Switzerland

I need to get out!

Outdoors to be precise.

“Now!”

Otherwise I seem to get a little crazy…

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What Helps To Prevent Blisters?

Well, isn’t this one of the big questions for every hiker, let alone long distance hiker!?

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