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Day 48: Navigator is angeling

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8. June    Camp on a ridge (mile 656.4) to Camp on another ridge (mile 672.9)    I checked my watch. It was 6:30 and we were climbing up a ridge. I checked my watch again: more than 2000 Meters. And again: nearly 30 Degrees…

Day 47: Trailmagic

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7. June  Walker Pass (mile 651.4) to camp on a ridge (mile 656.9)  5.5 miles  We had a good sleep in at the motel. After finally getting up we had breakfast at the coffee mill - a nice little Café in Lake Isabella…

Day 45-46: Lake Isabella

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5./6. June    Lake Isabella    0 miles    Huzzler - one of the trailangels at Walker Pass - drove us all the way into Lake Isabella.  We said goodbye and tried to check in at the motel. Our room wasn't ready…

Day 44: Walker Pass

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4. June    Water Cache (mile 630) to Walker Pass Campground (mile 651.4)    The night was beautiful. A little breeze went through my tent and I could see the Stars through the mesh.  It was 11 pm when a car pulled by.…

Day 43: Thirsty

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3. June    Desert Camp (616.6) to Water Cache (630)    13.4 miles    We started after a nice sunrise. The night has been very quiet and one of my best trailnights so far.  The first mile was easy but then the…

Day 42: Dry Section

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2. June    Robin Bird Spring (mile 602.4) to desert camp (mile 616.6)    14.2 miles    We left Robin Bird Spring early. Our next stop Landers Camp in about 7 miles would have water so we could carry less.  We…

Day 41: Between springs

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1. June    Golden Oak Spring (mile 583.3) to Robin Bird Spring (mile 602.4)    Today started less exhausting than yesterday. We were the last in the morning leaving the spring. It got hot very soon when we hiked through an…

Day 40: Shadow or shade?

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31. Mai    Tehachapi (mile 566.4) to Golden Oak Spring (mile 583.3)    16.9 miles    We got a ride to the trailhead from Tim another local Trailangel.  He dropped us off at the Highway where we left the trail.  The…

Day 37-39: Nero and two Zeros in Tehachapi

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28. Mai - 30. Mai    Campsite near Hwy 58 to Tehachapi (mile 556.4)    Approx. 3 miles on the Nero day    We walked along Cameron Road and called a local trail angel to ask for a ride. It felt weird to call a complete…

Day 36: The call of town

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27. Mai    Campsite in small Wood (mile 549) to campsite near Hwy58    We got up this morning and faced the last 10+ miles day before we got into the town of Tehachapi.  Our plan was to hike to the Highway and cut 8…

Day 35: Ups and downs

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26. Mai    Cottonwood Creek (mile 535) to campsite in small Wood (mile 549.8)    14.8 miles    Last night I slept no more than two hours. It was maybe the windiest night on trail so far.  As always I had to…

Day 34: Along the Aqueduct

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25. Mai    Camp near Joshua Trees (mile 521.6) to Cottonwood Creek (mile 535)    13.4 miles    We started at half past seven. That's early enough for me. We hiked again along the sealed aqueduct and the trail was…