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Guthook saves the day

Distance: 24 miles start: 8;00am stop: 7:30 pm Elevation: 4330 Others Here: Cloudbuster Camp: 3 miles from highway 9; cowboy camping Highlight: Detour to explore Old Hachita We started out taking an alternate route to see a mining ghost town called Old Hachita.  I regretted skipping this alternate on my last hike so was happy to make up for it this time. Today started out cool and breezy but ended a bit warm.  We stopped at mile 20 which happened to be a water cache around 5 to rest in the shade of the cache box and have dinner, then …