Day 9: And it’s Back to Julian

March 30, 2018 63.6-77.0 The next day was spent hiking around the mountains that would eventually drop down and across the desert floor toward Scissors Crossing, which is where most people hitch into Julian. It was the longest, hottest, and most frustrating day on the trail for me so far. The small mountains ran aroundContinue reading “Day 9: And it’s Back to Julian”

Day 7: Time for Some Drugs

March 28, 2018 00.0 I awoke the next morning to find that the cream had actually caused the rash to spread! I immediately walked over to the nearby clinic and made an appointment to see a doctor. Thankfully it didn’t take long and I was directed to come back around 1pm to pick up aContinue reading “Day 7: Time for Some Drugs”

Day 6: Early Zero in Julian

March 27, 2018 00.0 The following morning my poison oak rash was so bad I knew I had no choice but to hitch into town and see a doctor asap. The worse part on my thigh was swelling up in a red, angry manner, and the bits of rash on my hip were starting toContinue reading “Day 6: Early Zero in Julian”