… Is Hawkeye?

Hawkeye has completed 300 miles of the 2018 GoHawkeye San Juan Trail (GST): 300-mile route.

Review the tale from the trail including videos and images below. Get all the details about the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail fundraiser hike HERE …

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Hawkeye takes in the panoramic view atop the col on his ascent of Mt. Sneffels on Tuesday, August 21. Photo by Craig Stein.

HIKE COMPLETED

Thursday: August 23, 2018

Day 33 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Hawkeye holds his summit banner on Mt. Sneffels at 14,150′. Photo by Craig Stein.

Hawkeye is pushing hard to make this the final day of the 2018 GoHawkeye San Juan Trail. A 300-mile route he has pioneered over the past three years. He is raising money to enable adaptive athletes to recreate in the outdoors just as he loves to do.


Tuesday: August 21, 2018

Day 31 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

Hawkeye is currently camped at Blue Lakes. He reached the summit of Mt. Sneffels at 14,150′ today then headed down the trail towards Telluride/Mountain Village a short 40 miles away. Mt. Sneffels was the fourth and final 14er that Hawkeye has summited during his 300-mile long fundraising hike which will directly improve the recreational opportunities for physically disabled athletes.

 

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.

© Craig Stein.


Sunday: August 19, 2018

Day 29 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Hawkeye is off the trail in Ouray, Colorado. Fifty miles to go and one more 14er to summit, Mt. Sneffels.


Tuesday: August 14, 2018

Day 24 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Hawkeye is off the trail in Lake City, Colorado.


Sunday: August 12, 2018

Day 22 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Hawkeye should reach mile 200 of 300 on the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail today.

 

At Mineral Creek cabin. Sunday, August 12.


Saturday: August 11, 2018

Hawkeye atop the summit of San Luis Peak at an elevation of 14,014′.

Day 21 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Prayer flags at the summit of San Luis Peak.

The final approach from the saddle of the Continental Divide Trail.

Scree scramble to the top of San Luis Peak ascent.

After a quick resupply stop in Creede, Colorado, Hawkeye headed north to bag a 14,000-foot peak. Summiting San Luis Peak earns the GoHawkeye Foundation another $400 pledge. Way to go Hawkeye for putting in the extra miles and effort.

 

The trail north to San Louis Peak.

Back down the ridge.

Headed south on the CDT to the East Fork of Mineral Creek.

 


 

Red raspberries for breakfast.

Friday: August 10, 2018

Deep Creek Trail.

Day 20 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Hawkeye made it to Creede today via the Deep Creek Trail.

The Creede Fire department housed in an old mine.

Tommyknockers.

Camp kitchen.

Campsite back out on the trail.

Walking the road out of Creede, Colorado.

 

 

 


Wednesday: August 8, 2018

Day 18 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Leaving the Weminuche Wilderness.

Hawkeye coming up from the Roaring Fork.

Hawkeye’s camp on the upper Deep Creek Trail.


Tuesday: August 7, 2018

Day 17 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

CDT Trail #813.

Up high on the divide.

Archuleta Lake.

Saddle above Archuleta Lake.


Monday: August 6, 2018

Day 16 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Deb returns Hawkeye to the trail at Wolf Creek Pass on the Continental Divide.


Saturday/Sunday: August 4/5, 2018

Off Trail


Friday: August 3, 2018

Day 15 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Hawkeye is off the trail to resupply in Pagosa Springs and for a family gathering until Monday, August 6. He will get back on the trail near Wolf Creek Pass and then on toward the halfway point of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail (GST).


Monday: July 30, 2018

Day 12 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

“Fishing with Butterflies” Photos By Craig Stein.

This afternoon Hawkeye will set camp just below treeline on the Pine River Trail. Tomorrow he will ascend to the Continental Divide Trail and then turn East towards Wolf Creek Pass.


Wednesday: July 25, 2018

Day 8 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Today is the final day Hawkeye spends time in Chicago Basin summiting as many of the four 14er’s surrounding his camp. Tomorrow is a lengthy 13-mile hike down the Johnson Creek trail to Vallecito Creek trail to a fully supported camp at Vallecito Reservoir.

Hawkeye’s mobile pics from the trail: Hike Days 5-12


 

Sunday: July 22, 2018

Day 5 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

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By now Hawkeye and crew should have their trailside camp set up and are getting some hot food before bedding down for the night. They left Purgatory Resort on Highway 550 this morning. The Purgatory Trail drops down to the Animas River where the historic Durango and Silverton railroad still runs steam-driven locomotives. Tomorrow they will reach Chicago Basin by days end. The GoHawkeye team will spend a couple days in Chicago Basin summiting four different 14,000 ft. peaks before hitting the trail again. A resupply and day of fishing await at a fully supported camp near Vallecito Reservoir on Thursday, July 26.


Approaching Bolam Pass. Day 3 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail.


Saturday: July 21, 2018

Day 4 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail

Day 4 on the trail near Hermosa Creek.

Today Hawkeye is hiking between Bolan Pass and Purgatory resort. He was joined yesterday by adventurer Matthew Sweeney. After reaching Purgatory, Hawkeye’s plan is to hitch-hike to Durango for provisions then return to the trailhead, Sunday, July 22, where the route takes him toward Chicago Basin.

Forest Road 578. Day 4 of the GoHawkeye San Juan Trail.

On day two the GoHawkeye Foundation hosted a group hike thru the Lizard Head Wilderness.

Check out the photos below from the GoHawkeye group hike through the Lizard Head Wilderness.