Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 14/15

Jumped back on the trail yesterday in time to get in 7 miles and find a nice spot at the top of a ridge, underneath the shade of some oaks. I settled in to make some dinner as darkness fell. … Continue reading

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Quick Update: 6/20

Just wanted to let everyone know I haven’t had any internet access for a bit, and may not for another week, but I’m doing fine and heading across the Mojave towards Kennedy Meadows. All is going well and the body … Continue reading

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June 10/12: Agua Dulce

Arrived in Agua Dulce late in the afternoon of the 10th, and hiked most of the last few miles with Zoup, who I’d run into in the tunnel under the interstate (see video – posting 11/14…might be one of my … Continue reading

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June 9: Empty Mill Station & Bubble Wrap

Last night slept at the new ranger station at Mill Station (where the Station Fire swept through in 2009). The station is still being built, so John (whose trail name is vacillating between ‘Leader,’ and ‘Captain Crunchberry’), Bonnfire, Toby (who … Continue reading

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June 8: Out from Little Jimmy

Had a good day! Hiked about 17 miles out from Little Jimmy Campground & springs. Last night I arrived at the campground at about 7:00pm & no one was there, so I made a fire in a firepit (a rare … Continue reading

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June 6: Up & Over Mt. Baden-Powell

Monday, June 6 Fun night last night! Wind absolutely howled overhead, rained throughout the night, and I had a hard time staying asleep. Not from the noise, mostly the ground. My sleeping pad is getting thin, and I’m a side … Continue reading

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June 5: Heading Toward Baden-Powell

I began today, Sunday, June 5, with a PopTart & a trail mocha, and hit the trail just before 8am. I had an amazing morning and afternoon of hiking. Lots of great ideas and things to think on, not to … Continue reading

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June 3: Deep Creek Hot Springs

Started the day just 8 miles from Deep Creek Hot Springs, and arrived before noon. The hot springs did not disappoint, and I was in and out of the different pools soaking up all of the healing natural spring waters, … Continue reading

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May 29: Hike Out of Big Bear, My Biggest Day, and The Trek for Pizza!

Sunday, May 29, 8:00pm It’s been a few days between my last journal entries, and a lot has gone on. I’ve trekked into Big Bear, where I stayed a night at the Big Bear Hostel (which is a fantastic spot!). … Continue reading

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