FKT: Olga King - Colorado Trail (CO) - 2018-07-22

Athlete
Gender
Female
Route Variation
East to West
Style
Self-supported
Start Date (Optional)
Finish Date
Time
15d 2h 28m
Photos
Notes

Narrated photoalbum here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/6N26FUUk1qahF4SKA, which also have my diary pages copied (where a little more details than simply miles, can be found), below is my typed-in short account of mile points on daily basis:

Day 1, Saturday, July 7th: Start at Waterton canyon at 9:15 am. Finish at Decker Road, near Volunteer Fire Department, mile 26.7.

Day 2, Sunday, July 8th. On-trail hours 4:53 am - 7 pm. Mile 56.6 (Long Gulch). Daily miles 30.

Day 3, Monday, July 9th.  On-trail hours 4:20 am - 7 pm. Mile 88.5 (Middle fork Swan river). Daily miles 32. 

Day 4, Tuesday, July 10th.  On-trail hours 4:15 am - 6:50 pm. Mile 118.5 (Copper Mtn resort area). Daily miles 30. 

Day 5, Wednesday, July 11th.  On-trail hours 4:05 am - 6:55 pm. Mile 149.4 (Longs Gulch). Daily miles 31. 

Day 6, Thursday, July 12th.  On-trail hours 4:15 am - 6:45 pm. Mile 181.4 (past Dam at Twin lakes). Daily miles 32. 

Day 7, Friday, July 13th.  On-trail hours 3:55 am - 5:45 pm. Mile 211.8 (Silver creek). Daily miles 30.4.  

Day 8, Saturday, July 14th.  On-trail hours 3:45 am - 6:15 pm. Mile 242.2 (Sand creek). 1/2 way done! Daily miles 30.4. Had a resupply at Princeton Hot Springs that day. 

Day 9, Sunday, July 15th.  On-trail hours 3:50 am - 5:45 pm. Mile 273.6 (Jay creek Rd). Daily miles 31.4. Was interviewed for NPR by Frank Morris prior Monarch pass.

Day 10, Monday, July 16th.  On-trail hours 4 am - 5:10 pm. Mile 305.2 (random spot few miles past Lujan creek)). Daily miles 31.6. 

Day 11, Tuesday, July 17th.  On-trail hours 3:45 am - 4:30 pm. Mile 337.8 (Stewart creek TH/Catachopa creek). Daily miles 32.5.  

Day 12, Wednesday, July 18th.  On-trail hours 3:30 am - 4:45 pm. Mile 366.5 (Yurt past Tr 476 intersection, at dirt road intersection). Daily miles 28.7.  

Day 13, Thursday, July 19th.  On-trail hours 3:30 am - 7 pm. Mile 399.8 (Elk cr trail near 400 mile washed-out bridge). Daily miles 33.3.  

Day 14,  Friday , July 20th.  On-trail hours 3:45 am - 6 pm. Mile 431.2 (just before Bolam pass). Daily miles 31.4.  

Day 15, Saturday, July 21st.  On-trail hours 4:30 am - 6:15 pm. Mile 465.7 (Road #171). Daily miles 34.5.

Day 16, Sunday, July 22nd.  On-trail hours 5:30 am - 11:43 am. Mile 484.7 (finish at Durango TH). Daily miles 19.  

The total time appears to be 15 days, 2 hrs, 28 min. 

Blog post prior to starting:  http://runmoretalkless.blogspot.com/2018/06/june.html?m=1

Trip report:  http://runmoretalkless.blogspot.com/2018/07/july-colorado-life-on-trail.html