[Cdt-l] Where would 1,500 miles be?

Peter Sustr petersustr at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 17:16:58 CDT 2014


I had no problems in CO either and was actually picked up in a Mercedes SUV
with a family.  Different experiences for different people.  My longest
wait last year was 2 hrs but that was back to the pass on the Columbus
route out of Silver City.

Peter "Czech" Sustr

Peter Sustr





On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 2:44 PM, Laurie <aure at montrose.net> wrote:

> Just finished Colorado, longest wait for a hitch was 15 minutes
> Picked up by families with kids, couples, single males
> New cars and old
>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Aug 25, 2014, at 10:40 AM, Jackie McDonnell <yogihikes at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Yeah, that's true about the shuttles, but they can be expensive.  I've
> found Colorado to be the hardest state for hitchhiking.  Shiny happy people
> in shiny happy cars do not pick up backpackers.
>
> On the other hand, people in Wyoming and New Mexico are not as well off
> (financially).  It has been my experience that people who have needed help
> in their lives are more likely to help others.  That's why the person in
> the old beat-up car will give you a ride.  New Mexico is the easiest state
> for hitchhiking.
>
> Yogi
> www.yogisbooks.com
>
>
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:35 AM, Ron <ronyon at comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> Virtually all of the ski/resort towns in Colorado have shuttle services
>> to the Denver airport, so you won't have much trouble if you are close to
>> one of these towns. New Mexico and Wyoming are different stories.
>>
>> Ron
>>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 6:28 AM, Eaton, Kirk <keaton at irco.com> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> I am starting to plan my North Bound CDT hike next year and need to
>> come
>> >>> off the week of June 28 – July 5 for my Mom’s 80th Birth Day bash.   I
>> >>> believe I would have completed somewhere around 1,500 miles by this
>> time and
>> >>> want to plan on a way to get back to the east coast for her party.
>> Can
>> >>> anyone tell me approximately where 1,500 miles is on the CDT – what
>> is the
>> >>> big town?
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks
>> >>>
>> >>> OB = Old and Busted
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
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