Porter and Gail Storey lose communication in the Eagles Nest Wilderness, but find through heart-mail that it’s all and ever love.
Porter is so done! We’re home from our Great Divide Mountain Bike Route adventure, after 2,700 miles through five states and two Canadian provinces; 82 days; 41 hotels, cabins, and campsites; four sets of tires; more glasses of wine than we care to disclose, and a lot of ice cream cones! The final 701 miles […]
Infinitely deeper than our crossing from state to state, as Porter from Montana to Idaho, is the liminal space in which we now live. Day to day, moment to moment, we move not just from the ranch lands of Montana to the green farms of Idaho, but hover on thresholds of being. While Porter taxes […]
Gail and Porter Storey hike the 3,100-mile Continental Divide Trail from the border of Mexico to Canada, with Porter hiking mostly solo and Gail as trail-angel support.
So I’m descending 12,000-foot Mount Flora, solo after leaving Og (aka Porter) to continue north on the Continental Divide Trail. “Gail?!” a woman calls out behind me. Who the heck could I possibly know out here? And I’m like, “Uh, ya, and you are?” “Yogi,” she says. “I met your husband up the trail and […]
This section of the Continental Divide Trail, from Copper Mountain to Grays Peak, parted ways with the Colorado Trail to head north. Og (aka Porter) hiked knife-edge ridges with steep drop-offs on both sides. He saw few other hikers but lots of wildlife, from marmots, ptarmigans, and ravens to mountain goats! He melted snow to […]
Porter Storey climbs red rock cliffs on the Continental Divide Trail. Gail Storey rises to the challenges of finding him at remote trailheads for resupply. Amber shops and parties in Santa Fe.
Porter Storey gets caught in a blizzard at 10,000 feet on the CDT. Amber falls in love with Albert, a White Peacock, who tells her that he brings Eternal Happiness.
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