Little Triple Crown in a Year
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The Little Triple Crown includes the Long Trail in Vermont, the John Muir Trail in California, and the Colorado Trail in…well, Colorado.
I am attempting to hike all three in one season. With 274 miles on the Long Trail, 211 on the John Muir, and 486 on the Colorado, this should be a low mileage year for me. Easy, huh?
Not so much.
The thing about thru-hiking is that once you get yourself to point A, you just walk to point B, and maybe have to hitch-hike to get food occasionally, but mostly it is just walking.
The Little Triple Crown in a year is about logistics–about getting from one end of the country to the other–and about telling my friends and my bosses I’ll be gone at 2-3 week intervals throughout the summer.
So this is an experiment in doing the hardest part of hiking–logistics–and seeing if I can succeed. Wish me luck!