Day 30: Casa de Luna

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21. Mai    Mile 465.4 - mile 478.2 Casa de Luna    12.8 miles    Right now I am lying in my tent at Casa de Luna aka The Andersons. They are Trailangels with a nice Manzonita Tree campsite and a big heart for hikers.    I…

Day 29: Rocky is back

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20. Mai Mile 454.4 (Hiker Heaven) to mile 465.4 bushcamp near road 11 miles - yippiehhh My trailname is Rocky. Paul named me more than a week ago in Big Bear. I am named after Rocky Balboa the Boxer because I have a great comeback... Today…

Day 28: The day before…

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19. Mai 0 miles Today Navigator arrived. He was quite early arriving before lunch. I hugged a sweat soaked man. It was hot. The next days are meant to be much cooler, around 20 degrees. (Celsius!) Navigator and I sat together and made…

Day 27: Doggy day

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18. Mai 0 miles Today was just another day at Hiker Heaven. Nothing special happened so far. Same as every day I spent a huge amount of time to give a good pet to the dogs. They are wonderful. Phil arrived today and later in the day…

Day 26: Shopping & Cooking

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17. Mai 0 miles Today I joined iPod on his ride to R.E.I. We left around ten with a van full of hikers. On our way to Northridge iPod gave us a great tour and told us some interesting facts about the region. The rest of the hikers didn't…

Day 25: Surprise for Donna&Jeff

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16. Mai 0 miles Tonight I had enough beans for dinner to fly me to the moon... Looking forward to the following night! After dinner we had a little surprise for Donna & Jeff to celebrate their wedding anniversary. 24 years? 34? I…

Day 24: Thank you

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15. Mai 0 miles Volunteering is hard work. That's what I learned today. Countrygold had one day off and I took over his duty of washing the hiker clothes. It was still early in the morning when every other volunteer disappeared, busy doing…

Day 23: I am a volunteer

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14. Mai 0 miles Just came back into my tent from dinner. Dinner with my new volunteer friends Burning Daylight, iPod, Countrygold and Donna&Jeff Saufley. It was very nice. Burning Daylight served some Potato salad, beans, some Kind…

Day 22: Hiker Heaven

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Friday, 13. Mai 0 miles The sun was shining into my tent. Time to get out of my sleeping bag. What for? I didn't know. In the morning I went on a ride to the local supermarket - Sweetwater Farms grocery. They have a nice selection of…

Day 21: Journey to Agua Dulce

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12. Mai    0 miles    Actually I have been back on the trail today. I was sitting in a huge pick-up Truck together with Waterboy and Mesh. We were driving on the PCT in Agua Dulce.    But let's start at the beginning...  As…

Day 20: Ten days off

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11. Mai    0 miles    I hiked on the PCT for ten days and today it is day ten of my off-trail time. How it feels?  I don't know. This trip was never meant to be like this.  I can control the feelings of depression…

Day 19: Big walk around town

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10. Mai    0 miles on trail, 1.5 miles in town    It was meant to be another rest day but it turned out to be some Kind of training day.  I stayed in bed until the trailruns were over. I didn't want to see other hikers…