[cdt-l] Pi in Anaconda

Mateo Jackson msjack01 at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 7 11:51:23 CDT 2006

Hello everybody!

I'm relaxing in Anaconda after a wonderful 3 weeks on the trail.  I started 
at the Cheif Mountain Trailhead with Disco, P.O.D., NITRO, Skittles and 
Matti.  We hiked Glacier together and since that time I've been out on my 
own.  I've also run into a fair number of sobos along the way-  Frank and 
Kevin in the Bob, and Remy and Heather in East Glacier preparing to start 
their journey.

The weather has been fantastic after a cold rainy start in Glacier.  Some 
afternoon thunder showers to contend with, but most everyday is blue skies 
and warm weather.  There are more trail markers  than I expected.  I've 
gotten off track a few times, but nothing serious. Its a great challenge 
being out here, but plenty of fun too. Coming down the Anaconda cutoff, I 
ended up in Galen instead of Warm Springs, so my road walk was a little 
longer, but thats the worst of my navigational gaffes.

I'm seeing loads of elk out on the trail and saw 4 bears (1 griz) in 
Glacier.  The folks in the towns are sensationally nice and caring.  I'm 
surprised how many know what the cdt is.  It's been a great trip so far, and 
I'm anticipating more of the same.

Feel free to contact me at:

pi at pocketmail.com

I love hearing from people.


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