Pacific Crest Trail

Eagle Rock

Day 7 Went to sleep at around 8 pm and woke up at around seven, so I guess I was in need. The first part of the day was cold overcast and somewhat boring, but then I got to a meadow area which was interesting and somewhat oddly looking. It was desolate and I only passed two other hikers today. Today I also passed the 100 miles mark. Then I passed it again, again, and…

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Pacific Crest Trail

Julian

Julian Day 5 Woke up early. Walked 6 easy miles down to an asphalt road, and to my surprise a friendly former thuhiker was waiting there to take people to Julian. Nice! The small town of Julian is famous in the PCT hiking community for the free pies at “Mom’s Pies”. When I got there was a long cue, but at the entrance there was an employee who asked if I was a PCT hiker…

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Pacific Crest Trail

A longer haul

Day 3. Last night we I camped along with a bunch of other hikers at a campground. Unfortunately a couple of nearby regular campers were having loud discussions until very late at night, but I still woke up at 5:30 am and was out hiking half an hour later, without feeling too tired. Got much good walking done in the early hours and before I realized it I had made it to Mount Laguna, which…

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Pacific Crest Trail

Rural Lake Morena and more desert hiking

Day two: didn’t find anything to put here as as a subtitle. I was a bit nervous about the first day of sleeping in the nature. Heard a lot of animals right outside my tent throughout the night, but luckily no one came for my food, luckily. Woke up early due to the very much still in effect jet lag, but on the plus side I got hiking in the nice morning weather. Soon i…

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