This is where you will start to figure out how tough you are, both physically and mentally, you are going to be climbing high peaks and you will be cold. The fun thing is that you will be enjoying every minute of the adventure and your heart will be beating in your throat at times!
One of the most outstanding points of this section is that with good weather you have AMAZING views of the wilderness and something akin to our ancestors when they were travelling west away from civilization.
One of the core difficulties will be that with snowfall following the trail can be very difficult
as the markers get buried and unviewable. Using a tool like Guthook
to stay on trail can pay off large dividends in this area where many hikers can spend weeks.