Gayly Forward

Thru-Hiking: Never Straightforward


Section C - Day 1: Rain

I prepare a cardboard sign to hitch back to the trailhead and walk to the edge of town. Car after expensive rental car pass me without...

Section B - Day 5: Isolation

KM Hiked: 25. Territory: Blackfoot/NiitsItapi, Stoney, Tsuu T'ina, Ktunaxa. The next day, the reality of having only seen humans for 5...

Section A - Day 4: The Wind

0 Km hiked. Territory: Blackfoot/Niitsitapi, Ktunaxa I wake to the sound of flapping tent fabric, and struggle to get going in the...

GDT Prep (is killing me)

Holy crap I'm hitting the trail in a week and WOAH I really underestimated the sheer amount of work required to prepare for a hike like...