For this hiker, stunning vistas aren’t required

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For this hiker, stunning vistas aren’t required

Blindness no impediment when Trevor Thomas and Tennille take to trails
Trevor Thomas and his guide dog, Tennille, come to the end of the Colorado Trail on Thursday north of Durango. Thomas, who is blind, started his nearly 500-mile trek June 19.
Trevor Thomas gives his guide dog, Tennille, banana and carrots Thursday after completing the Colorado Trail north of Durango.
Trevor Thomas, left, and hiking partner Dave Baumgartner enjoy a conversation with other hikers Thursday morning at the end of the Colorado Trail north of Durango. Though he can no longer see vistas, Thomas, who lost his sight to a rare eye disease in 2005, says he enjoys other sensations such as the warm sun.

For this hiker, stunning vistas aren’t required

Trevor Thomas and his guide dog, Tennille, come to the end of the Colorado Trail on Thursday north of Durango. Thomas, who is blind, started his nearly 500-mile trek June 19.
Trevor Thomas gives his guide dog, Tennille, banana and carrots Thursday after completing the Colorado Trail north of Durango.
Trevor Thomas, left, and hiking partner Dave Baumgartner enjoy a conversation with other hikers Thursday morning at the end of the Colorado Trail north of Durango. Though he can no longer see vistas, Thomas, who lost his sight to a rare eye disease in 2005, says he enjoys other sensations such as the warm sun.
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