Day 22 Miles 301 to 318 Hot springs right on the trail. How fun is that. We had seven miles to reach them. Luckily the morning dawned much warmer than forecasted and that… Continue reading


Day 21 Miles: 285.5 to 301 It does not happen often that we walk nine miles before 10:00 a.m. It happened today though and at that exact time we crossed a refreshing stream… Continue reading


Day 20 Miles: 266 to 285.5 Have you ever considered how much a week worth of food weights? Me neither. Until I actually had to pack ratios for six days in my pack… Continue reading


Day 19 Miles: 0 I woke up couple of times during the night thinking: ‘Oh, the site is so comfortable and warm today’. And then I remembered we were not sleeping in a… Continue reading


Day 18 Miles: 256 to 266 We only had 10 miles to hike and so we slept in half an hour, rising at 5:30 am. The morning was cold and dump once again… Continue reading


Day 17 Miles: 235 to 256 Today was a good day to make big miles. For several different reasons. The morning was cool and it made for a pleasant walk. We could see… Continue reading


Day 16 Miles: 217 to 235 The night was not as restful as we imagined. There was a van parked near where we camped and they drove back and forth the parking lot… Continue reading


Day 15 Miles: 205 to 217  (plus 0.6 miles to Whitewater Preserve) Hiking today was full of magic. It was hard to get up into the crisp morning air, though not as hard… Continue reading


Day 14 Miles: 190.5 to 205 Neither of us got a good sleep. The wind howled at speed that was forecasted to be up to 50 mph and the snow kept coming. We… Continue reading


Day 13 Mile: 183 to 190.50 (Plus 4.00 miles Deer Spring Trail and 4.6 miles St. Jacinto climb) If I told you that I’m hunkered in my sleeping bag, cold still, typing this… Continue reading