Month: April 2014

Day 27: Little Bear Springs Trail Camp to Mile 301

We encountered quite a few Pacific Crest Trail hikers today but most seem to be on a faster pace than us. We have increased our pace a bit to 16-17 miles per day, and that is working fine for us. One of the joys…

Day 26: Doble Trail Camp to Little Bear Springs Trail Camp

After a windy night at Doble Trail Camp we were back on the Pacific Crest Trail after our break from hiking for the Kickoff. The rain we experienced at Lake Morena last Friday came down as snow in Big Bear, but the Pacific Crest…

Day 21-25: Big Bear and ADZPCTKO

We took a few days off from hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to attend the Kickoff (ADZPCTKO) at Lake Morena Campground and did not have cell phone service, so we have gotten behind on the blog. After a zero day at the Big Bear…

Day 20: Arrastre Trail Camp to Big Bear

Today we hiked the eight miles to Big Bear where we will be taking our first zero day* of our hike. We actually will be taking five days off, because we will be catching a ride with friends to Lake Morena and the Pacific…

Day 19: Mission Springs Trail Camp to Arrastre Trail Camp

We woke up to find ice crystals on our sleeping bags and the thermometer read 28 degrees. We have climbed back into the mountains and the pine trees. Our camp at Mission Springs was the last water source on the Pacific Crest Trail for…