Seen & Heard
“I wanted to do a big hike, but the idea of doing an established trail didn’t appeal to me,” Wood told Backpacker magazine, which reports:
Three years ago, Wood walked up to a three-dimensional relief map of Colorado on that wall and pinned some red yarn diagonally across the state, from its southeast corner to its northwest. The land that string touched spanned nearly every biome Colorado had to offer, from high plains to foothills to alpine terrain. Her plan was to walk that line more-or-less.
She had to put dozens of maps together to accomplish the feat.