Shortly after we departed our campsite this morning, we had the thrill of the day – a solo bear strolling on the same Pacific Crest Trail right in front of us, maybe 20 yards ahead! We stopped and watched him for half a minute before he caught wind of us and galloped away. Deb has hiked the John Muir Trail twice since 2009 and was disappointed by no bear sightings so she is beyond happy today.
Trail Date: Saturday, May 24th
Mileage: 17.4 miles