Wind

If there is one thing the desert does really well it is wind. The wind whips, it howls, it tears at your tent and your clothes, it blusters and huffs, it cools and freezes. You think the desert is too hot and then the breeze picks up and you find yourself on the shady side […]

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Since Cameron Joined Us

So, Cameron is here now.  He joined us in Warner Springs and now there are three of us.  Our first day on trail we did an 18 mile day to Mike Hererra’s Place, which I am so glad we didn’t pass up.  It was a hot day, involving a pretty massive climb, probably one of […]

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On Our Own 

I thought Kyle and I had seen wind a couple of nights ago, but last night the PCT showed us up.  Around 11 o’clock the whipping of our tent was getting so violent we finally decided it was time to pack up and move to a new tent site.  We wrestled with our tent as […]

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The Desert is an Ocean

As we walk through the desert I can’t help but notice how similar the desert is to an ocean.  It is as if, when the shallow seas retreated and left the land bare, everything that was living under the water just adpated to a new way of life. There aren’t very many tall trees in […]

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