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Team: North
Michael Murphy
Wednesday, August 28
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Camping, Lewis & Clark style: Mike Murphy gets cozy in his buffalo robe near Clark Canyon Reservoir

Camping, Lewis & Clark style: Mike Murphy gets cozy in his buffalo robe near Clark Canyon Reservoir
Courtesy Rob Carlo

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The ATVers pose near the summit of Storm Peak.

The ATVers pose near the summit of Storm Peak.
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View from Storm Peak.

View from Storm Peak.
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Dear America:
Field Report, Day 28

We started a new series of horse days. Mel and Chris, owners of Centennial Outfitters, are the outfitters of the two horse days and the three-day mule-supported backpack.

We climbed out the Middle Fork of the Little Sheep Creek trailhead where we camped the night before. The day included a climb to the continental divide heading towards Shineberger Creek, where our primitive camp was located. We rode about 16 miles. The most impressive thing about the day was the lightning storm that lasted about one and a half hours. At the height of the storm there was a lightning strike every one to two seconds. The entire eastern sky would light up. Some of the bolts, and we could see very few, were cloud to cloud. This was one of the best lightning displays I have ever seen.
for Wednesday, August 28
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Team: North
Michael Murphy
Camping, Lewis & Clark style: Mike Murphy gets cozy in his buffalo robe near Clark Canyon Reservoir
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