Men’s size 13 socks review: Smartwool PhD, Vermont Darn Tough CoolMax Hiker, Wrightsocks Coolmesh 2, Point 6 Hiking Tech Light

Three socks battling: Smartwool PhD, Point 6 Hiking Tech Light, Wrightsocks Coolmesh 2

MEN’S BACKPACKING SOCKS SHOWDOWN This is a review of 4 different Merino Wool men’s  size us-13 hiking socks. Point 6 Hiking Tech Light Smartwool PhD  Wrightsocks Coolmesh 2 Vermont Darn Tough CoolMax Hiker Micro Crew About the review: I walked at least 100 miles in each of these socks across both the Appalachian and Pacific Crest Trails. My feet are size

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Day 32: Islip Saddle to Three Points Trailhead

View of abandoned SR-39 near Islip Saddle along the Pacific Crest Trail

Day 32: We took the Old Endangered Species Detour route around a section of the PCT that is closed for the protection of an endangered mountain frog. The detour involved several miles of road walking on Highway 2 before rejoining the PCT via the Burkhart Trail. —- May 20th, 2015. Start location: Islip Saddle, mile 386 End location: Three Points

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Day 30: Flip-flopping around Cajon Pass

Our 30th day on the Pacific Crest Trail. We finished up 5 missing miles near Cajon Pass, then hiked 2.5 miles after Inspiration Point. Rick’s left ankle is hurting. —- May 18th, 2015 Start location: Cajon Pass Best Western End location: Jackson Flats campground; 2.5 miles after Inspiration Point. Miles hiked: 8 Miles hitchhiked: You do the math, Cajon Pass

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