Category Archives: PCT 2013: So. CA

Climbing in the Forested Mtns, a Bit Leftover Desert, and … Bears!

Today (6/6) was honestly just another day of hiking.  Nothing too extraordinarily – just kinda blah actually.  I guess I’m just anxious to hit Kennedy Meadows, and this is somewhat “filler” material.  Still beautiful, don’t get me wrong.  Great smells … Continue reading

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Walker Pass, Trail Magic and Frazier

Wed 6/9 Today was one half day of hiking (12 miles out of Walker Pass) because last night Frazier came to meet me at the Walker Pass campground w/ food, water, my resupply boxes for the Sierras to finish up, … Continue reading

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Into the Sierra! From Tehachapi toward Walker Pass

6/1 Saturday Start 11:30 am Hwy 58 Tehachapi Pass mile 566   End 7:20 pm Golden Oaks Spring mile 583 Total mileage 17 miles –  spring at end where we camped –  camped w 10 other hikers!! crowded –  spring very … Continue reading

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From Hiker Heaven to Powerhouse Fire to Day Off @ Windwolves!

So, today [Jamie was writing on June 1] was a pretty good day for me.  I just had an absolutely wonderful day off or a zero, on Friday when I arrived at mile 478 aka The Anderson’s.  Frazier picked me … Continue reading

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Coming out of the San Gabs, May 28

5/28 Acton KOA! Well, it’s 6:55 pm and I am at the Acton KOA campground.  I had originally planned to come here and get a few snacks from the convenience store, rest and hike on so that I would have … Continue reading

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Touching the tip of the sierras!! Just beyond walker pass :)

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Memorial Day, the San Gabriels

5/27 Start 9am mile 406  End 8pm mile 427.5  One hour break with nap – cooked on trail before camp Well, today was a pretty good day.  Today was Memorial Day and I couldn’t help but think about and miss … Continue reading

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Along the ridge of the San Gabriels, May 26

Sunday May 26 –  Start 7:30 from Little Jimmy Campground with Katie –  Detour on Hwy 2 (at 390 miles) to Burkhart Tr (2.7 mi)  thru Buckhorn CG –  Not bad road walking, very pretty scenery, not that busy but … Continue reading

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On the trail north from Wrightwood, thoughts, May 25

Sat 2/25  Start mile 369 @ Inspiration Pt ( Wrightwoood)  Start time 11:15 am                  End:  Mile 384 Little Jimmy CG  End Time 7:40pm First day back on the trail after a nice, … Continue reading

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Big Bear to San Gabriel Mtns above Wrightwood, May 17-20

Friday, 5/17 Start 8:30 am    Break 12-1:30 – slept unintentionally (really sleepy)   End  7:45pm  Total:  25 miles – [written the next day] Yesterday was not so fun.  I learned an important lesson – don’t push on just because you … Continue reading

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