We keep talking about tagging Section D in our blog posts. This means we meant to go back at the end and hike what we missed of Section D due to my injury. In the end, we did not do this. We started and hiked a day on the highway between Mistaya River Trailhead and … Continue reading GDT – Post GDT; why we didn’t tag Section D
We had to bail at Cairne Creek Rec Site after I injured my ankle. So I am reflecting on the part we did finish. We plan on tagging the rest of Section D when we finish the GDT. The Ameswki valley is brushy as hell and not a lot of fun until you ford the … Continue reading Section D Reflection – Part 1
Mileage: ~10 km Day 37 Today I woke up and my ankle was swollen and bruised and I could not move my foot. I also couldn't sleep for hours last night. Every time I put my foot down, or moved it a little bit, the pain was unbearable. I slept terrible. My ankle injury seems … Continue reading GDT Day 37, 38, 39, 40 – Injury… So what’s next?
Mileage: 14.8 km (Amiswki Ridge Alt, accounting for dropping onto the road early, Road on official GDT and the Collie Creek Alt) Today we started on the Amiswki Ridge alternate at our campsite a few hundred meters past the Amiswki Lodge. I woke up this morning thinking about the stars I could see last night … Continue reading GDT Day 36 – getting off the road
Mileage: 22.1km Are we out of the woods yet?Are we out of the woods yet?Are we out of the woods yet?Are we out of the woods?Are we in the clear yet?Are we in the clear yet?Are we in the clear yet?In the clear yet, goodOut of the Woods - Taylor Swift It rained off and … Continue reading GDT Day 35 – In the clear yet?
Mileage: 21.4 km (ish) I was surprised this morning when Natasha sprung out of bed at 5:20 am to get Toothless up when he was fussing. I thought "she must be gearing up for an early start!". Turns out she thought it was closer to 7:00am ... but I'll take the early start I guess! … Continue reading GDT Day 34 – the seven trials of the GDT