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Extra special trail magic

Date: 5/30/2016 Day: 24 Distance: 25 miles start: 7:30 am stop: 7:30 pm Elevation: 6930 ft Others Here: Cloudbuster Camp: La Ventana Mesa; Cowboying Important lesson: When on a hiker diet of dried foods, rice, noodles, etc…  steer clear of entire courses cooked in bacon grease.  Especially green chili cornbread that was soaked in bacon grease while cooking. When offered food of this ilk by trail angels, that day may be a good day to become a vegetarian. Let me just say that I was thankful Kalena had imodium (even if it was expired) and leave it at that. So …

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Back Country Zero Archeology

Date: 5/29/2016 Day: 23 Distance: 2.5 miles start: 7:00 am stop: 7:30 am Elevation: 6243 ft Others Here: Cloudbuster, John, Susan, Kalena Camp: Near Ojo Frio; Cowboying Had a bit of a late start this morning and made it to the road before Ojo Frio by 7:30 or 8am.  There was a small sign by the road “CDT hikers trail magic”.  Of course we walked up the road.   The folks here are or for the weekend to do some archaeological exploring and help any hikers that stumble by.   John made some fantastic breakfast burritos.  Two a-piece. Cloudbuster and I had …