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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Days 6 and 7

Breakfast at The Julian Hotel

On our sixth and seventh days in the backcountry, we got off the trail at Mt. Laguna Campground (trail mile 47), then leveraged a family visit to skip ahead approximately 35 trail miles, hoping to bypass bad weather. Day 6 Start location: Mt. Laguna Campground (trail mile 47), Mt Laguna, CA End location: Julian, CA Miles hiked: 0 Miles hitchhiked: Over

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