Here is an easy way to view our pictures posted on this site. Not all are included. We tried to pick up the most meaningful and noteworthy. Click on any one of the pictures and you’ll enter the reader. In random order. We’ll add more as we go.
The missing hat, in case you’re looking for it.
Collecting spring water. From that point on all of our drinking water would need to be filtered. While it doesn’t look like much coming our of the stream, that water tasted about as good as any water we’ve ever had.
Ziggy & the Bear
We skirted the mountain for about a mile on a thin trail. At times, the edge became a sheer cliff of rock. Off to the left is Interstate 8 and the Cottonwood Valley.
Happy to still have my hair! My port placement was perfect for my backpack- as requested. The halter monitor is due to one of the chemo drugs.
Those clouds would roll in and out of the area all day. Made for a great day for hiking.
Big Bear Lake
Lynn with Terri from Casa de Luna.
Yes, Patti is a tree hugger.
Patti at home and feeling good on a quiet Sunday afternoon.
Baden Powell sunset from the tent
Chris and Patti
Patti getting her second round of chemo. Each session takes between four and five hours.
Top at Gobbler’s Knob
PCT trail head marker at Warner Springs.
Just one of many rests we took in Hauser Canyon. The sun was intensely hot and felt somehow more direct than we’ve ever seen. Whatever shade we found we took advantage of.
We thought this might be a Yucca without the bloom but came to realize it isn’t. We saw a lot of these plants along the way leading into the Mason Valley Truck area.
Katie – We called her Eitak because she sometimes hikes backward.
Wind mills near Cabazon
View of tree-lined trail on way to Doble Trail Camp
Patti with our lovely niece Jami at a recent family gathering. The support from loved ones has been amazing.
View from trail. Natives would snowbird in the desert and hike up in the spring, carrying their foods and lives in baskets. Can you imagine telling Jr ,”Carry your own Yucca”
Sap oozing from the trunk of this tree. On way to Doble Trail Camp.
Top of Taboose Pass looking east. This view doesn’t show what eventually turned into a very difficult and rocky walk down.
Many different resources are used to plan our hikes. Each of the maps we use provide unique views of the trail and often, the information differs one map to the other.