Oct 29, 2013 at 9:34 pm #1309271
Maia JordanBPL Member
@maiaLocale: Rocky Mountains
Companion forum thread to:Oct 29, 2013 at 10:05 pm #2039293
Greg MihalikBPL Member
You are Amazing!
This is the essence of living.
Thank You.Oct 29, 2013 at 10:22 pm #2039298
@andrew-fLocale: San Francisco Bay Area
Bravo Kristin! I heard about your trip here on BPL from Peter Vacco and followed along on your blog. I was hoping you'd write it up at some point so I could live vicariously through your adventure. The courage to go out there – WAY out there – by yourself, for so long, is worthy of recognition. This one belongs in the same rarefied air as Skurka's Alaska-Yukon Expedition or Dave Turner spending 34 days alone on Cerro Escudo. My hat is off to you.Oct 30, 2013 at 12:53 am #2039316
Ike JutkowitzBPL Member
@ikeLocale: Central Michigan
AwesomeOct 30, 2013 at 3:51 am #2039329
@hknewmanLocale: Western US
Congrats. Just all sorts of awesome pictures.Oct 30, 2013 at 8:05 am #2039382
James MarcoBPL Member
@jamesdmarcoLocale: Finger Lakes
Well Done!!Oct 30, 2013 at 8:37 am #2039390
just Justin WhitsonMember
Wow, simply wow. Thank you so much for sharing.
(and, i feel i've just fallen in love in many ways)Oct 30, 2013 at 8:48 am #2039398
BER —BPL Member
Envious and in awe…Oct 30, 2013 at 8:49 am #2039399
@richardcullipLocale: San Diego County
Wow! What a great hike and well told tale.Oct 30, 2013 at 9:00 am #2039403
Chad LorenzBPL Member
@chadlLocale: Teton Valley, Wydaho
What an excellent adventure! A great reminder that "the dream" needs to be big enough to fill the landscape, and that those places still exist.Oct 30, 2013 at 9:09 am #2039408
One of the best articles I've read here at BPL. Well done!Oct 30, 2013 at 9:17 am #2039414
Jim HBPL Member
@jraiderguyLocale: Bay Area
for a beautiful story and for sharing your adventure with us.Oct 30, 2013 at 9:22 am #2039417
Wow. Thank you.
JoshuaOct 30, 2013 at 12:09 pm #2039499
Phillip AsbyBPL Member
@pgasbyLocale: North Carolina
well that was an extraordinary read. Just an amazing journey – thank you for sharing it with us! It is a trip I cannot even imagine tackling.Oct 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm #2039521
Paul MagnantiBPL Member
@paulmagsLocale: Front Range Zoo
As I plot my escape from my beige box, this was inspiring to read. :)Oct 30, 2013 at 3:55 pm #2039576
It was very inspriring and encouraging to read your trip report. The Brooks Range is one of the next hikes I'm targeting. I won't be able to take off more than three weeks (may be max four), so a complete traverse is most likely not in my near future. Watching Buck Nelson's (he is also a BPL member) video about his solo 1000 mile traverse of the Brooks Range and reading your trip report makes me want to grab my backpack with my Alpacka and go.
Congratulations on a great adventure!
ManfredOct 30, 2013 at 4:01 pm #2039580
Mark HelmusBPL Member
You are courageous and resourceful. How about a book?Oct 30, 2013 at 4:47 pm #2039600
Ken T.BPL Member
A brilliant trip. For those who can't access the article you can read her detailed blog entries here,
Thanks again to Peter Vacco for telling us about her journey earlier.Oct 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm #2039603
Nick GatelBPL Member
@ngatelLocale: Southern California
One of the best ever shared on BPL!Oct 30, 2013 at 8:28 pm #2039677
Reginald DonaldsonBPL Member
@worthLocale: Wind River Range
I too was in Kotzebue this summer. A group of us paddled the Kokolik River with high hopes of seeing lots of caribou and muskox. Hiking across the tussocks well pass midnight planted the seed of hiking the Brooks Range some day. You are an inspiration and I need to seriously give thought to this seed.Oct 30, 2013 at 11:05 pm #2039718
spelt with a tBPL Member
@speltLocale: SW/C PA
This was excellent. Congratulations on your planning and hard work culminating in success. Thank you, too, for your write-up. A story well worth sharing, and you told it well.Oct 31, 2013 at 5:13 am #2039748
@roadster1Locale: Southeast mountains
Great trip, I'm getting off the sofa and going to the mountains for a hike.Oct 31, 2013 at 8:24 am #2039785
John McBPL Member
My jaw is still dropped. What a journey! You're an amazing woman.Oct 31, 2013 at 8:27 am #2039786
Gary DunckelBPL Member
Thanks for a most excellent trip report. You are one amazing young lady.Oct 31, 2013 at 9:52 am #2039809
TAG in AZBPL Member
Simply awesome. And, a well written story.
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