We got an early start on the Pacific Crest Trail this morning, departing Hauser Creek shortly after 6 am. It was another chilly morning and our gear was covered with condensation and frost. We need to work on our technique for packing up wet tents in the dark — I’m sure this won’t be theContinue reading “Day Two: Hauser Creek to Yellow Rose Spring”
Today we began a long walk. A 2,660 mile walk from the Mexican border to the Canadian border on the Pacific Crest Trail. White Jeep gave us an early morning ride to the Southern Terminus of the PCT (thanks White Jeep), where about 30 other hikers also started hiking today. A surprisingly large number consideringContinue reading “Day One: Campo to Hauser Creek”
Last weekend we hiked the Pacific Crest Trail from Highway 94 to the Lake Morena Campground. We stopped at Hauser Creek for lunch, and to enjoy the fall colors. After lunch we hiked out of the Hauser Canyon and on to the Lake Morena Campground.
On this morning’s hike up Mount San Miguel, we walked up into the clouds. On the way down, as the clouds started to clear, we could see the Otay Mountains in the distance.
We made another hike up Mount San Miguel on Sunday. Great views, but a steep walk up. About 4.8 miles round trip, with just over 2,000 feet of climbing. The area is starting to be discovered. We are seeing many more hikers on the mountain now, than a year ago.
This morning’s views above the marine layer on my hike up Mount San Miguel in Chula Vista.