May 13, 2012 in Outdoors
Phil Hough photo

Deb Hunsicker of Sandpoint hikes down a stretch of the Continental Divide Trail in the Weminuche Wilderness of Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.

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Deb Hunsicker and Phil Hough of Sandpoint have done the Triple Crown of long-distance trails.

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Phil Hough with Deb Hunsicker in 1997 on their first long-distance hike together, crossing the Pond to get back to the Appalachian Trail. The end of the six-month hike is in th background, Mount Katahdin.

May 11, 2012 in Outdoors
Phil Hough photo

Deb Hunsicker uses shade from umbrellas while taking a break in a desert portion of the Continental Divide Trail. Umbrellas might be considered a luxury item for a long-distance hiker, except on days like this.

The Triple Crown for long-distance hikers includes the Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail.

April 8, 2011 in Outdoors
Phil Hough photo

Deb Hunsicker and Phil Hough of Sandpoint, long distance hikers who have completed the Pacific Crest, Appalachian and Continental Divide trails.