CDT August 12-15: Pinedale to Togwotee Pass, WY

WALKING WITH GRIZZLIES IN THE WIND RIVERS.  The Wind River Range is a lovely place to hike, and I was fortunate to enjoy the megestic scenery without any uncomfortable encounters with a griz. As I hiked I paid close attention to my ailing knee while managing to hike 20+ mile days three days in a row. It was not the pace I originally planned for, but not everything on a 2700-mile hike can go perfectly. Now, it’s about taking each day at a time and enjoying the Rocky Mountains, the Wind Rivera and Yellowstone.
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CDT Aug 4-8: South Pass City to Pinedale, WY

BACK TO THE MOUNTAINS, THE WIND RIVER RANGE! 
I was happy to trade the hot, windy sagebrush land of the Great Divide Basin for the mountains.  I have been told by other CDT hikers the Wind Rivers were a pleasant surprise.
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