Collection of all blogposts about Hiking

Day 119: Marble Mountains

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18. August    Sawyer Bay Road (1606.5) to Cub Bear Spring (1613.9)    7.4 miles    Check out at the Etna Motel was at eleven. I managed to enjoy every minute I had payed for.  Yesterday I went to sleep very late. I watched a German documentation…

Day 118: The town of Etna

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17. August    0 miles    I needed rest. Did I have it? Maybe a little... Most day I was busy running to the supermarkets and to the post office to send two boxes ahead to Oregon.  One goes to Callahan's Lodge which will…

Day 117: Russian Wilderness

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16. August    Mountain Camp (1587.5) to Sawyer Bay Road (1606.5)    19 miles    Waking up in my tent everything was stiff. I didn't want to go. At least not that early. I said goodbye to Liftoff and Prince and turned…

Day 116: Trinity Alps Wilderness

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15. August    Hwy 3 Campground (1566.3) to Mountain Camp (1587.5)    21.2 miles    I tried to sleep in but my tentsite was slightly angled and sleep didn't come easy.  Liftoff and Prince took off early. I stayed…

Day 115: Rattlesnake & Baby Deer

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14. August    Deadfall Lake (1542.4) to Hwy 3 Campground (1566.3)    23.9 miles    It was not an easy decision for me. Hiking on my own had it's downsides as well as hiking with someone else.  One of the things…

Day 114: Castle Crags Wilderness

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13. August    Mountain Camp (1520.6) to Deadfall Lake (1542.4)    21.8 miles    We were cowboy camping last night. It has been too late and the campsite wasn't big enough for pitching all tents.  So I was lying…

Day 113: Leadership

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12. August    Interstate 5 (1505.6) to Mountain Camp (1520.6)    15 miles    I woke up on a Couch in a very nice house where Liftoff's cousin lived. The house belonged to a young couple Erin and Jenn. They have…

Day 112: Dunsmuir Brewery

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11. August    Squaw Valley Creek (1489.8) to Interstate 5 (1505.6)    15.8 miles    We started earlier this morning to get the miles done. Goal of the day was the brewery in Dunsmuir where we would meet Liftoff's…

Day 111: Along the Mountains

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10. August    Wood Camp (1469.0) to Squaw Valley Creek (1489.8)    19.8 miles    Today was the first boring day on trail regarding landscape.  It was pretty much the same all day. We hiked along a mountainside:…

Day 110: Racing down the hill

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9. August    Kosk Spring (1445.3) to Wood Camp (1469.0)    23.7 miles    I didn't see much landscape today because I was Racing behind Lift off and Prince. But I saw a little:  We had some nice views of Mt.…

Day 109: Trailthoughts

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8. August    Wood Camp (1426.4) to Kosk Spring (1445.3)    18.9 miles    Last night I have seen the biggest Bear poop ever close to our camp. Unfortunately the Bear didn't show up.  We started and climbed 2000…

Day 108: When strangers become friends

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7. August    Burney Mountain Guest Ranch (1414.2) to Wood Camp (1426.4)    12.2 miles    I woke up and turned around. No reason to rush today... After a few more minutes I opened the tentfly and saw Prince coming…