Don on March 31st, 2015

Tuesday: (03/31) Up a 0730, why? Walked to breakfast at the Teddy Bear Restaurant where I had pastrami hash and eggs. Not that I don’t mind a good meal but due to the huge use of calories on a long hike, I have an excuse to over eat though I really have no special hunger. […]

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Don on March 30th, 2015

Monday: (03/30) Mountain Dew and First Up got up at 0430, started a campfire, cooked breakfast and prepared too leave. They were off by 0600. I slept until 0630 packed to leave and was on trail by 0750. I was camped at 7600 feet and it was cold last night and this morning. As I […]

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Don on March 29th, 2015

Sunday: (03/29) Up at 0630 but not on trail until 0830. It was cold,made even more so by my filling 10 liters of water at the trickling spring. Good water and always flows but just a trickle. I was the last to leave camp. I only saw three other hikers all day. Two older guys […]

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Don on March 28th, 2015

Saturday: (03/28) On trail at 0800. I’m still having trouble going up and that’s most of today’s hike. Made only 10 miles. Camped at MM240, Mission Spring, the last water for the next 16 miles. Camped with a  woman named Forest Ninja, Sampson, and a father (Mountain Dew) daughter (First Up) doing a section. There […]

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Don on March 27th, 2015

Friday: (03/27) Up at 0700, depart 0830. Sampson did stay here but isn’t feeling well so is staying another day. Nice place to relax. Wow, met four hikers today and two quit and one is ill. Etrain left about 0800. I never saw him again today. I was having trouble climbing the hills because my […]

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Don on March 26th, 2015

Thursday: (03/26)  0800. Checked out of Motel 6. Breakfast at Jack In The Box, the loaded sandwich. I called a cab and Bob drove me out to MM207 to resume my hike. This intersection is where the cab picked me up last year so this is where the cab dropped me off to start my […]

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Don on March 26th, 2015

Thursday: (03/26) Made it to Palm Springs. I’ll be starting the hike from were I left off last year near here at MM207.   The conveniently located Motel 6 near the train station. Nearby was an interesting huge VW spider.

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Don on March 25th, 2015

Wednesday: (03/25) Breakfast at A Good Morning then on to the San Jose Amtrak depot. The train was running late so I departed at 1042 rather than the scheduled 1007. Boarded too late for lunch reservations so I had a hamburger from the cafe car for lunch. Arrived in Paso Robles at 1352. Should arrive […]

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Don on March 14th, 2015

Saturday: (03/14) A quick shopping run to get the fixings for our  Saint Patrick’s Day meal. I repaired the Drivers mirror on the RV. In tightening it up yesterday, I broke the top wide angel mirror mount and and to repair it this morning by gluing it in place. I  installed Lou’s replacement swing seats. […]

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Don on March 13th, 2015

Friday: (03/13) I took the RV in go get the smog test and it passed. The Jeeps brakes have been acting up. That’s why we dashed home. No car, less fun. Evidently the ABS system is constantly unapplying all brakes. Not Good. The left rear abs sensor was chewed off. I’m not sure what that means […]

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