Been a day or two since my last update I think. Very little in the way of cellphone reception in the last bit of trail. Left warner springs after a long while delaying as much as possible. Stayed with my amazing group of hiking buddies catdog, horrible, and terrible. We made it to paradise cafe […]
and I did not get stung by bees or bitten by big bird!
Knee felt much better today, was cloudy for most of the day and finally turned to lightning and rain fairly quickly at about 4pm. Did 18 miles today I believe which is more than I have been doing recently due to knee concerns. Met up with Larry who stocks the water cache here and hiked […]
Staying here for the night, got a water source that looks quite nasty. Full of bugs etc. Finally saw a rattlesnake today and had a huge swarm of bees do a flyby. I was fairly sire I stepped on a bee hive but they were just doing formation flying. Didn’t hike far today as my […]
Made it further than I had hoped yesterday but that turned out to be a good thing. Camped with about ten other hikers and skipped the $65 room at mt Laguna
Last night was spent just barely off the trail in some bushes, no cell signal at all from there. This photo is from mile 32.6 where a super cobra crashed back in 2009. Not all of the munitions were recovered so they warn hikers. Today has been slow and peaceful. Caught up with others that […]
Only worthwhile issue worth mentioning today is that we picked up another train that broke down and adopted the passengers from it. Unfortunately it added 17 more stops to our route. Some people are getting annoyed but in the end… it will only add about an hour to the ride. In the beginning they were […]
Eagles soaring, military jets are flying low overhead, and it is Incredibly peaceful (between the jets!)