Welcome

We are currently on another long distance hike, and the third leg of our "triple crown", the Continental Divide Trail (the "CDT"). Come along with us if you can - if not in person then by following our grand adventure via our "posts from the trail".  Check out our Flickr Photos, which we'll update periodically, and see it through our eyes!

Our Credo...

"Success: To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded!" ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Contacting Us on the CDT

How to Contact Us While We are on the CDT

To see maps, our itinerary and other details about our hike, and to follow our progress, visit our website www.walkingcarrot.com About once a week we will post a trip report, a summary of highlights for each section of our hike. To receive these updates go to the website and click on the “subscribe” button to “opt in” to our email list.  You can opt-out of your subscription at any time.  If you signed up to receive our reports in 2009 and did not unsubscribe, then you need to do nothing, you will begin to receive these as we post them.

We will check our email when we are able to find internet access (this is not guaranteed at every town stop.) Our time on the internet is uncertain and will be very limited, so do not expect a quick response. Pocketmail is no longer in business, so send messages to:

nowhere_man97@hotmail.com                        walkingcarrot@hotmail.com

If you need a (relatively) quick response, my cell phone is the best option.  We should be able to check messages about every week. The number is 208-946-9127.

We will have seven mail stops. Unless directed otherwise, address packages or correspondence as follows:

Phil Hough OR Deb Hunsicker (Use BOTH names – it makes collecting mail easier)

C/O General Delivery
Post Office
Name of Town, State, Zip Code

 ”Hold for CDT Hiker”

Estimated arrival date (see agenda and add this information)

Be sure to mail things at least 10 days in advance.

Send by Send to Phil Hough OR Deb Huniscker c/o Est. arrival date
July 19th General Delivery

Post Office

Leadville, CO 80461

Aug 1st
July 20th General Delivery

Post Office

Silverthorne, CO 80498

Aug 5th
July 30th General Delivery

Post Office

Grand Lake, CO 80447

Aug 11th
Aug 6th General Delivery

Post Office

Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Aug 17th
Aug 12th c/o Vascher’s Bighorn Lodge

PO Box 14

Encampment WY 82325

Aug 23rd
Aug 18th General Delivery

Post Office

Rawlins WY 82301

Aug 28
Aug 25th Friends of South Pass City

125 South Pass Main Street

South Pass City, WY 82520

Sept 4th

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Clicking on any of these photos will take you to that specific photo on our Flickr Stream, where you can view these and many, many more photos from our latest adventure....or use this shortcut to all photos.....we hope you enjoy them!

People Shots

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Scenic Shots

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Flora & Fauna

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