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 15: Descending Mt San Jacinto & Family Visit

The transition from pine groves to desert descending from Mt San Jacinto

Our 15th day on the Pacific Crest Trail. We spent the morning and early afternoon descending Mt San Jacinto. In the late afternoon, we were met trailside by family. Start location: Fuller Ridge Trailhead (and car camping), ~Mile 191 End location: Mile 206.8, Snow Canyon Road Miles hiked: About 16 Our day started early, around 6:30am. The morning was loud–

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