Julian (Mile 77) to Idyllwild (Mile 179) I was full of nachos and apple pie when I hobbled to the highway out of Julian and stuck out my thumb. Two other hikers joined me, and we tried for about 20 minutes to get a hitch back to Scissors Crossing, and the trail. Finally a small…
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PCT Part 1: Life in the Desert
Campo (Mile 0) to Julian (Mile 77) I arrived in Los Angeles a week before my PCT start date, and picked up a rental car at LAX. I was a little rusty at driving on the wrong side of the road, but nonetheless survived the drive to my couchsurfing host’s place in Sherman Oaks, about…
Going Solo on the Pacific Crest Trail
The PCT is a 2,450-mile long hiking trail that stretches all the way from the US border with Mexico in Campo, California, to Canada.
Ghost House Trail
This easy 11.7km loop in Yanchep National Park is a gallery of colour during wildflower season, with the option of an overnight camp.
A challenging 11-kilometre loop in Walyunga National Park, with steep climbs at excellent views of the (sometimes) raging Avon River.