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wrong turns on the way to Grand Junction

We followed the Colorado River through winding valleys, always west and down. Since 6 and I-70 join together past De Beque, CO, we had to find an alternate route toward Grand Junction. We walked south on highway 65, toward Mesa, … Continue reading

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down and to the West

So much is happening! But there is so little time to write and shuffle through photos and type on tiny keyboards. From Vail Pass (about 10,600′ above sea level) we walked down and down and down into the Vail valley, … Continue reading

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cosmic healing ’round the campfire

A fun thing happened: Kait’s cousin, Alison, came to find us on the road. Alison has been living a wild sort of life for the last several years: Everything she owns fits in her truck, and she has been moving … Continue reading

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the great divide

Today, we walked the last 1000′ up and over the Continental Divide, at Loveland Pass. We have been climbing and climbing since we got into Colorado, and now we are UP here. Up past the high Christmas tree forests, up … Continue reading

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rocky mountain high

After a week of staring down the imposing wall of the front range, I can’t help but imagine what we must have looked like from miles away: Tiny little ants, disappearing into a nearly invisible fold in the endless rock. … Continue reading

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Ghosts on the Horizon

For weeks, we have been searching. Every step, every mile, our eyes have been glued to the flat rim of the earth, watching for our first glimpse of the true dividing line between East and West. To be honest, Kait … Continue reading

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the Midwest Test.

“You walked from Delaware to Colorado. That’s sort of a big deal.” –Nate Damm, via text message. As May began, we crossed through western Ohio and entered Indiana. This marked the start of our straight shot across the vast farmland … Continue reading

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Welcome to Colorado

After 357 miles of Nebraska, we finally made it to the Colorado border today. We’re very tired and totally stoked to be alive.

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We’re gonna sing into a can!

McCook, McCook, you are too kind. We walked a short morning to get here, and went straight to Fuller’s Family Restaurant for lunch. Kait’s aunt Barb and uncle Jim met us on their way back from visiting family and friends … Continue reading

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