Julian to Warner Springs

After leaving Mount Laguna our next stop was Julian, about 35 miles north.  Some friends of Bridget's that previously hiked the trail said it was their favorite trail town, PLUS they have free pie for hikers. How could we pass it up?! Julian isn't exactly on the trail, about a 12 mile hitch. When we … Continue reading Julian to Warner Springs

The first 60 miles

Bridget and I are posted up just a few feet from the trail underneath her blue tarp, trying to make some shade, after today's first 11 miles.  Snapchat reports it's only 66 degrees outside, but I beg to differ.  The terrain has been filled with lush green plants and trees everywhere. The flowers have ranged … Continue reading The first 60 miles

Day 1

What a day it was! I got dropped off at the border with the slew of 25 hikers who were ready to hit the trail.  The southern terminus is an interesting experience! Everyone huddles around to take pictures and then we kind of stood around looking at each other like "do we start walking?"  I … Continue reading Day 1