All in all, it was a great and challenging route and one worth doing. My main advice is to make sure that you are comfortable and confident with hiking off trail and with using a GPS and compass to navigate.
Trip report originally published in August 2015 by Jimmy Jin. Day 1 - “Back to Life on the Trail” After a great trip in the Tetons, saying goodbye to Will, picking up our Yellowstone permit, and a day of needed rest in Yellowstone’s Canyon Village, we found ourselves stuffing our backpacks full of food once... Continue Reading →
hat struck me the most was the true sense of trail identity that was so pronounced and embodied by the shelters, trail registers, and thru-hikers that make the trail part of their habitat.
With a trip like this, there are the moments that stick with you, the memories that you take along, and the individual challenges you struggle through.