Day 47: Jump up to Walker Pass

Day 47: June 4th: We took a zero day and got a ride from Tehachapi to Walker Pass. Start location: Best Western Plus, Tehachapi, CAME End location: Walker Pass Campground, mile 652, lat/lon 34.99808, -118.43292 We did not hike today. Rather, Erica’s parents visited us in Tehachapi, and gave us a lift up to Walker Pass. We opted to skip

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Days 46: Tehachapi

Day 46: Start location: Mile 549.1 campsite from the day prior End location: Tehachapi-Wilow Springs Rd, from which we hitchhiked to Tehachapi’s Best Western Plus hotel. We woke late by our recent standards at 6am. Typically, we’d call 6am early, but both of the preceding days we were up by 5:30am. We took our time packing up, and weren’t walking

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Days 41-43 (May 29th-31st)

Our 41st through 43rd days. We celebrated Rick’s birthday with a trip to trail-legendary Casa de Luna and another trip to Palmdale. ————- THIS POST IS IN REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER. Most recent entries appear first. Day 43: May 31: Start location: Embassy Suites Palmdale End location : stealth site at mile 503.7. Lat/lon: 34.71215, -118.62704 We woke late, as is

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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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