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Venturing cross-country

Former Worland resident hikes the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

 

October 17, 2019

COURTESY/Elizabeth Sterns

Elizabeth Stearns and her dog Toolik get ready to start their hike along the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail at Crazy Cook Monument, the southern terminus of the CDT.

WORLAND - Imagine hiking 2,410 miles in seven months, seeing all types of scenery and weather. It may sound like a dream come true for some and a nightmarish ordeal for others. For one former Worland resident it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Elizabeth Stearns, the daughter of Breece and Sherryl Ferguson, grew up in Worland and now resides in Luverne, Minnesota, with her husband Joseph and their dog Toolik.

She has long wanted to do a thru-hike across the United States. This year was her opportunity as she hiked the majority of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

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