150 hiking days
2,659 miles/4,279 km
490,000 ft ascent

  • June 17, 2017
    Section 06. Hikertown to Kennedy Meadows

    Section 06. Hikertown to Kennedy Meadows. After a relaxing time in the eccentric and slightly bizzare shambles of Hikertown I had prepared myself for the difficult, arid...

  • June 5, 2017
    Section 05. Agua Dulce to Hikertown

    Agua Dulce was a nice rural small town and the Saufley’s were very hospitable but I found their ranch almost too crowded. There were a lot of...

  • May 31, 2017
    Section 04.Cajon Pass to Agua Dulce

    Cajon Pass is very hot and the climb out of it into the Angeles National Forest was some 7000 feet with no water for 23 miles. In...

  • May 22, 2017
    Section 03. Idyllwild to Cajon Pass

    It was difficult to leave Idyllwild such was its charm and comforts. However I knew the day was full of promise as it went up into the...

  • May 11, 2017
    Section 02. Warner Springs to Idyllwild

    To my astonishment my stay a Warner Springs was extended by a day due to wet weather. It rained for the entire day and no...

  • May 7, 2017
    Section 01. Campo to Warner Springs

    Having spent a frantic week in LA and Palmdale buying non perishable food and hiking equipment, packaging up 130 days of food and shipping them in 19...