Reversing my opinion

Southern California rule: filter the crap out of your water… Literally! Look closely and you will see a hook worm that is about 6″ long. If I hike in the southern areas of California again… I will actually use a filter. Northern areas are not a problem but the cow population makes the water rather […]

The mojave

Tomorrow begins the Mojave desert. Today was spent doing a 20 mile road walk that avoided a burned area but actually followed the old pct route (40 years ago) which was impressive as a small store has kept up a hiker log since 1977 that I was able to sign. The first three years were […]