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Oct 8, 2010 - The Hike: Day 11 - Cabane de Moiry - Zinal

Today was the day that 11 straight days of hiking my ass off with unbroken in shoes and no prior preparation whatsoever really hit me. I woke up in a pissy mood when I realized how much closer I would have been starting to the day’s destination (Zinal) if I had followed my original plan of going to the Barrage de Moiry rather than the stupid ass mountain top Cabane de Moiry. The devil’s in the details, I tell ya. The stage was thus set for a 2.5 hour mountainside traverse followed by a 3 hour 400m descent. The latter didn’t sound like much...

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