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Looking for a hiker-friendly town? You’ve come to the Wright(wood) place.

Day 20: Dry Camp north of Cajon Pass to Wrightwood Trail Miles 356.4-369.0 May 22, 2019 Morning dawned cold, and I hiked away from my dry camp wearing all my layers. The wind had come again last night to tear … Continue reading

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New pain, true pain

Day 19: Dry Camp south of Cajon Pass to Dry Camp on the climb to Wrightwood Trail Miles 335.4-356.4 May 21, 2019 When my alarm beeped at 5:30, I felt as though I’d hardly slept. A powerful wind had blown … Continue reading

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Snow Waffling

Day 18: Grass Valley Creek to Dry Camp south of Cajon Pass Trail miles 318.0-335.5 May 20, 2019 The rain that came in the night had cleared by morning, and we stuffed our wet tents into our packs and set … Continue reading

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Things that keep me up at night

Day 17: Splinter’s Cabin to Grass Valley Creek Trail miles 298.5-318.0 May 19, 2019 While trying to fall asleep last night, I began to consider what a stress-free existence I am able to enjoy on the trail, where I live … Continue reading

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Restless Legs

Day 16: Dry camp at mile 279 to Splinter’s Cabin Trail miles 279-298.5 May 18, 2019 The walking today was mostly easy, but there was a lot of it. In the morning, Hiccups and Danish caught up to me after … Continue reading

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Gluttony and Sloth

Day 15: Short day out of Big Bear Lake Trail miles 266.2-279.2 May 17, 2019 In the morning, I ate myself sick trying to finish all the food I’d purchased in town. Breakfast consisted of the last third of a … Continue reading

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Is it even a zero if you walk all the way across town?

Day 14: Zero in Big Bear Lake May 16, 2019 After a rainy walk to the grocery store for a resupply with T-Pain and Casper, I spent most of the day forcing myself to eat food (in order to maintain … Continue reading

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