With a mix of wonder, gratitude and relief, we made it 620 miles from the Mexico-New Mexico border nearly to Colorado before we ran into deep snow. As we did hiking the Continental Divide Trail, we’ll leap over Colorado for now and continue north on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route in southern Wyoming. Sections […]
GDMBR #3: Snow in the New Mexico Desert!
We’re opening to our vulnerability out here, physically from the vicissitudes of body, weather, and gear, and emotionally from the astounding spaciousness of blue sky and sagebrush terrain. Porter awoke in the New Mexico desert one morning to snow falling. He had camped a mile down a red clay trail to find a bush out […]
GDMBR #2: Silver City to Pie Town!
This journey is a mix of assiduous attention to detail for survival and contemplation of luminous landscapes for the soul. After driving, sometimes for hours, to Porter’s drop-off trailhead, together we work for almost an hour to unload his mountain bike, Goat, from its vertical bike rack with its various locks and accoutrements, put on […]
GDMBR #1: Mexico Border to Banff, Canada!
Gail and Porter Storey begin the 2,774-mile Great Divide Mountain-Bike Route from Mexico to Canada, with Porter solo biking and Gail hiking while doing support and logistics.
HIKING THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAIL: #35
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.
Continental Divide Trail #34: Epic Finish!
Our son, Philip, joins Og for an epic CDT finish in the Weminuche Wilderness, and a celebration with Intrepid and She Who Must Be Obeyed!
Continental Divide Trail #23: OG in the BOG!
We’re back on the CDT, but Og lost his way, his poles, and his glasses in a high alpine bog of snowmelt.
Continental Divide Trail #19: Susie Lindau’s Fitness Challenge!
Gail Storey and Amber accept Susie Lindau’s Fitness Challenge while supporting Porter’s hike of the Continental Divide Trail.