… Is Hawkeye?
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Telluride and the end of the trail in sight.
After thirty-nine days, Hawkeye has completed this 400-mile journey.
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8/13 Day off in Pagosa Springs resting the weary dogs. 8/14 Robert from Longmont, Colorado drove me to Pagosa Springs and to town two weeks ago. Rock Lake. Spotted Lake. Camp above Archuleta Lake. 8/15 above Archuleta Lake. Up on the crest. Headed north on CDT. 8/16 Another day high on the Continental Divide. Wildflower field. Rocky crest. 8/17 no name Tarn. Yet another day of traveling high. Camp on upper North Fork Los Pinos River. 8/18 CDT post and “The Window .” Cloud in “The Window .” Hunchback Pass. 8/19 Moose on the CDT. After Hunchback Pass. Hawkeye underway. 8/20 Highland Mary camp. Trouty niblick. Selfie with Dan and Zelda. Sara on left (met three times this hike) with Carol & Cat, Dan & Zelda. 8/21 Visited with Walter on Cement Creek. Silverton and Cement Creek road. Bad weather camp on ridge below Anvil Mt. 8/22 Ohio Peak. Black Bear Pass. Bridal Veil falls & hydroelectric plant.
Wednesday 8/7, Cumbres and Toltec RR narrow gage train. CDT northbound. Thursday 8/8, Green Lake. Low clouds on the Continental Divide. Friday 8/9, (only 1 fish no pic, rain came in), Snow on the Divide. Blue Lake. Morning fish at Green Lake. Camp just south of Elwood Pass). High on the continental divide. Saturday 8/10, snow crossing. Sunday 8/11. Rained hard all day. Low clouds on the Divide. Very damp. Monday 8/12. Finally a sunny day after a heavy rain last night. Everything is wet or damp so decide on a day off to regroup/resupply.
Train depot at Cumbres Pass. Monday morning, August 5. Camp before tent breakdown, still sunny in the morning but thunderstorms still to follow. It now rains during the day and at night. Sunday evening rainbow. Everything is wet or damp especially shoes and socks and climbing in wet tent yuk! Nearby rain squall. Reflection in a small trailside lake. Large rock cairn along the trail on Sunday, August 4. Blue Lake Hawkeye’s back. Hawkeye’s front. Northbound CDT hiker, “Topgun” helps Hawkeye with a photo op. Mountain range view along the trail. Saturday, August 3, waterfall. Hawkeye in more snow. Friday, August 2. No passage here have to find some way around snowfield. Perfect sitting rock. CDT southbound into more snow. Thursday, August 1 On a break, CDT southbound. CDT marker CDT southbound looking west toward Treasure Mt. Wolf Creek Pass
Friday, July 26, Squaw Creek Trail. Squaw Creek Saturday, July 27, wild flowers along the Continental Divide Trail. Camp in Palisades Meadow Knife Edge snowy dicy crossing with hail. Monday, July 29, on the Continental Divide Trail. Six Moon Designs Lunar Duo tent and Fusion 65 pack at Spotted Lake. CDT vista, July 29. Sunday, July 28, camp Piedra Pass. CDT vistas on Sunday. View from the Continental Divide. View from the Continental Divide.
Hawkeye fishing the Rio Grande River, Thursday, July 25. Fly fishing the headwaters of the Rio Grande River. 18″ Rainbow trout. Fishing the Rio Grande. Rio Grande reservoir, Wednesday, July 24. Rio Grande resevoir inlet. Headwaters of the Rio Grande River. Sunday, July 21, on the CDT headed to Wager Gulch. Camp setup. Hawkeye sleeps well at the fully supported 30-Mile Campground. Hawkeye packing his backpack at 30-Mile Campground. Hawkeye gets back on the trail on Friday, July 26. Hawkeye gets back on the trail. Heading up the Squaw Creek Trail. View of the upper Squaw Creek Trail. Hawkeye and Cindy on the trail.
Day 2, ridge between Ohio Peak and Anvil Mountain. Paul crossing steep slope on way to Trail #509 on day two of the hike.
Thursday, July 18, Hawkeye with Paul Bikis. Camping outside Silverton, Colorado. Hawkeye reports lots of snow on the trail during Thursdays hiking.
Hawkeye dances his way up the slopes of Telluride Resort to begin the 2019 GoHawkeye San Juan Trail.
July 17, 2019, TELLURIDE, COLORADO
Hawkeye launches his 40-day fundraiser hike after a few beers and some live music at the Mountain Village Sunset Concert. He will be joined for the first few days of this 400-mile fundraising hike by filmmaker Paul Bikis, the Director/Producer of
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Photos By Craig Stein
Hawkeye takes in the panoramic view atop the col on his ascent of Mt. Sneffels on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.
Photo by Craig Stein.
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