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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…

Day 107: Hat Creek Rim

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6. August    Rim Camp (1389.1) to Burney Mtn Guest Ranch (1414.2)    25.1 miles    I wanted to start at five but I was lying in my tent until 6 starting my hike at 6:30.  I shouldered my heavy waterload and…

Day 106: Old Station

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5. August Hat Creek Camp (1373.8) to Rim Camp (1389.1) 15.3 miles Looking out of my tent this morning I saw something I haven't seen for a long time: clouds. It seemed to be a good sign for the upcoming dry stretch along the Hat Creek Rim. It…

Day 105: Lassen Vulcanic Park

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4. August Coral Meadow Camp (1356.9) to Hat Creek Camp (1373.8) 16.9 miles Yesterday was my first time seeing an injured hiker. He was coming down the hill when I was climbing up. I first didn't realize that something's wrong until I passed…

Day 104: Lots of miles

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3. August Hwy 36 (1335.4) to Coral Meadow Camp (1356.9) 21.5 miles Hiking Solo left the motelroom around seven. I was still in bed trying to sleep but once awake... I went for a shower and to the breakfastroom. It was very busy. Afterwards…

Day 103: Chester

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2. August 0 miles The town of Chester was small and everything needed could be reached by foot. A Perfect place for a zero. Today's programme was getting my box to the post office, resupply and catching up with Family and friends. And of…

Day 102: I made it halfway!!

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1. August Butt Mountain Camp (1324.4) to Hwy 36 (1335.4) 11 miles I woke up early. As every morning Hiking Solo was sitting in his tent since five or whatever, already finished with his breakfast when I started mine. I scraped together the…

Day 101: Impressive

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31. Juli    Cold Spring Camp (1308.5) to Butt Mountain Camp (1324.4)    We started from Cold Spring, one of the last and a really good flowing on-Trail watersource before Hwy 36 from where we would hitch into Chester - our…