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April 26, 2018

A day “zero” for us which means no PCT miles.We resupplied. Kathy had a box shipped to the Mountain Hardware Store. This store is great. We got some nice PCT lapel pins and a fuel canister for .01. Jerry resupplied in town. Great selections at Jensen’s. Would have even...

April 26, 2018

We were back on the trail by 6:10. The night was pleasant. We were surprised that the morning was warmer than it had been yesterday (several thousand feet lower). Hiked mile 357.23 to 369.40 with 3800+ elevation gain and 1800+ elevation decrease. Jerry’s left knee was...

April 26, 2018

Woke at 4:30 and hiked to McDonalds for breakfast. This was the most dangerous part of our trip thus far as we walked on a narrow shoulder with semi’s and cars zipping by at high speeds during the dark. Jerry had 2 egg McMuffins, 2 large OJ, and hash browns. Kathy had...

April 24, 2018

Hiked mile 333.82 to 341.9 plus .4 to McDonalds and .5 to Best Western Motel x 3. First stop at McDonalds Was at 10:00. I had an egg scramble, large coffee drink and small chocolate milkshake. Jerry had an egg McMuffin, large coke, lg OJ, 2 cheeseburgers, and large cho...

April 23, 2018

We woke to 65 degrees in the tent this am. Temperatures have fluctuated a lot for us. Sometimes like last night we just use Jerry’s quilt to cover both of us. At other times we are both in our bags (Jerry’s quilt zips up) and he has his down pullover on. Hiked mile 316...

April 23, 2018

Hiked mile 298.51 to 316.17. It had been a very cold night. Slightly warmer than our previous night at 42 degrees in the tent; however, we were out hiking by 6:15. The trail went up and down all day and was narrow with soft shoulders most of the day. Early on Jerry ste...

April 23, 2018

Woke up at 6am. Temperature inside tent was 32 degrees. Much of the dusting of snow had sublimated. It took us 90 minutes to get up and going because of the cold. Usually we our up and out hiking within 60 minutes. The day warmed quickly and was very hot by day end. We...

April 23, 2018

8 miles to the Big Mac Supper Club.

April 23, 2018

The day started with Jerry proclaiming that it was not easy drinking 24 quarts of Kool-aid over the past 6 days of hiking. That is a gallon a day! We got a cab to the trailhead. The cab driver let us know snow was expected in Big Bear by 3pm. It was already very cold....

April 18, 2018

This was a zero day for us, but still a lot of work as we prepared for our next leg of the trip from Big Bear Lake to Wrightwood. On zero days you resupply which means finding and getting to locations that have what you need.  It also means going through all your gear...

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