15-09-15  Day 156. The Lakes – Mark Trail CDT

Hiking The Continental Divide Trail
Mark Trail CDT 2015

Up early to make Bacon and Eggs. Otter boiled six for hard boiled eggs to carry on the trail and fried six to eat…with a pound of bacon. We were full…..Nice.20150915_121136 (1)I packed up and said goodbye to Otter and White Face.  At 7:30 am I was hiking south. Well the trail actually runs through the town so I don’t which way I was going…I think West. I turned SOUTH… and hiked along Grand Lake, Shadow Lake and finally Lake Granby. Next was the Roaring Fork Campground where I had lunch. I left the road and entered Arapaho National Forest.

There were fresh footprints on the trail but I didn.t know of anyone ahead of me. Two weeks and three days (Trail Name) was getting some water by a stream. “Wow you hike fast!” was my greeting… We spent enough time for me to share some popcorn and then hiked on. I hiked till 7:20 pm and camped by Hamilton Creek.

Hamilton Creek. 27.7 Miles

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