Day 57: Back in Julian…Again

May 17, 2018 Roughly 220 miles due south by car. I woke up around 4:30am without the aid of an alarm. Ghosthiker and Sparky were still sleeping but I assumed they’d be awake any minute, so I quietly snuck into the bathroom. They still weren’t up when I came out so I grabbed my phoneContinue reading “Day 57: Back in Julian…Again”

Day 8: FINALLY Hitching Back to the Trail

March 29, 2018 52.6-63.7 “Mind if I hitch with you?” He asked with a smile.  What I should have said was, “Actually, I do mind.”  Instead, I tried an evasive maneuver. “Actually, I’m gonna try to hitch ahead to Warner Springs before I go back to Pioneer Mail. You might want to get a differentContinue reading “Day 8: FINALLY Hitching Back to the Trail”

Day 5: At which point everything collides…

March 26, 2018 41.5-52.6 The next morning was Day 5 on the trail for me and I was not feeling very well. I’d slept alright in the cafe in a space between two tables that Shante had reserved for us, seeing as we were the only two women in the group of about 20 hikers.Continue reading “Day 5: At which point everything collides…”