Monthly Archives: April 2014

The latest buzz

Day 18: (14 miles) mile 219 – 233 / 2606 ft – 5061 ft Once we walked out of the preserve the heat was already starting to rise.  It was 7am and 70 degrees…so much for an early start. The … Continue reading

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Snake ‘N Bake

Day 17: (9.6 miles) mile 210.8 – 219.2 / 1608ft – 2302 ft Monday evening the decision was made…the back is ready to go back to the trail.  Prior to loading up our resupply we conducted a minor shakedown of … Continue reading

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A little “me” time

Day 11: Paul (Paradise Cafe – Idllywild to mile 187 = 12 miles) Dee (300 ft) So Paul is off making great miles. As I have the phone and he has the Delorme InReach we have been able to maintain … Continue reading

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Zero #2, #3, #4

Day 13 – 15: (0 miles) Both Paul and I are home. I didn’t have to sleep on the recliner anymore as I finally had help getting out of bed. All the things I had dropped are now off the … Continue reading

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Ziggy and the Bear

Day 12: Paul (24 miles) mile 187 – 210 / Dee: (300 ft + 206 miles) Paul awoke to 33 degrees once again, but the day quickly heated up to a nearly unbearable 96 degrees. Paul, Ally and Thayer hiked … Continue reading

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Back on the trail…literally

Day 8: Zero at home Day 9: (16.3 miles) mile 111 – 127.3 / 3030ft – 5090ft So back at it.  Our son dropped us off early Monday near mile 111.  Even though there was a sign sorta pointing in … Continue reading

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Catching up

Day 7: (7.9 miles) mile 101.1 – 109 / 3455 ft – 4065 ft So we left Barrel Springs and made our way to Warner Springs. It was a fairly “easy” walk, even for tired and battered feet. The scenery … Continue reading

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