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Day 2

Distance: 24 miles start: 7:30 am stop: 7:00 pm Elevation: 4750 Others Here: Cloudbuster Highlight: We saw two coyotes.  Also enjoyed being serenaded by a pack in the middle of the night. Today was a long but rewarding day.  My body isn’t quite used to 24 mile days yet and I’m tired.   It was relatively cool and cloudy most of the day.  The sun only cane out in all its glory a few times to remind us to be thankful for the clouds. We lost Snake Bite”s company today because her feet were blistering and she needed to slow down. …

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Illegals?

Day 1 Distance: 14 miles Elevation: 4330 Start Location: Mexican Border End Location: First water cache Hours Hiked: 7 Others Here: Cloudbuster, Snake Bite Cloudbuster and I were joined by Snake Bite for the shuttle ride this morning.   She is a perky young lady from Perth and pleasant company.  After a 3 plus hour shuttle ride down crazily bumpy, washed out dirt roads we made it to the border.   Not before we picked up a couple at the first water cache who had endured enough and wanted out. We took the obligatory border start pictures and learned that there must …