Day 16, Thursday July 2, 2015
Start near 10-135WT along Willow Creek, mile 1737.0
End 11-185M, approx mile 1754
I camped barely a mile from South Pass City, a state historic site that has restored 20-odd buildings dating from the town’s gold rush boom and bust between 1868 and 1872.
The site is right on the CDT, and they accept and hold supply boxes from hikers, such as myself.
Here is the smithy…
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Day 15, Wednesday July 1, 2015
Start 09-106WT Weasel Spring, mile 1708.4
End near 10-135WT along Willow Creek, mile 1737.0
The trail passes more rock outcroppings.
Continue reading “Out of Basin”
Day 14, Tuesday June 30, 2015
Start near 08-234WT farm tank (pond), mile 1685.9
End 09-106WT Weasel Spring, mile 1708.4
At first light I got more water at the tank, since the next sure water was not for another twelve miles.
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Day 13, Monday June 29, 2015
Start Just past 08-001WT A&M Reservoir, mile 1662.5
End near 08-234WT farm tank (pond), mile 1685.9
Most of the day is on pipeline road, that is, road to support a buried pipeline. Most pipelines are rather hidden, and do not have above-ground parts like this new natural gas pipeline.
Continue reading “First Tree”