Dangers | The Heat Is Scary

A woman died on Wednesday after collapsing while hiking in the San Bernardino National Forest east of Anza. The “hiker down” call was received at 11:30 a.m. on the Pacific Crest Trail, near Highway 74, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The hiker, whose name and age was not immediately released, was with another…

California Wildfires

At the beginning of what’s expected to be a record-breaking wildfire season in California, a photo of a firefighter who has battled flames in Big Sur’s Willow Fire is becoming a symbol of the foreboding 2021 wildfire season. Justin Grunewald, his face and clothing covered in ash, appears exhausted, resting for what was likely a…

Mayor Max, Idyllwild California

We are looking forward to meeting the Mayor of Idyllwild, California during this section of the trail and we get into town. Mayor Max’s Website Max (Maximus Mighty-Dog Mueller) was voted into office during an election held on June 11, 12, and 13, 2012 in Idyllwild, and was inaugurated to a one-year term on July 1, 2012….

Julian to Warner Springs Leg 4 / 32.5 Miles

LEGEND LINKS: California Section A =109 miles: Campo – Warner Springs / You are viewing Leg 4 below of Section A: Campo (Mexican Border) to Lake Morena – Leg 1 is 20miles Lake Morena to Mt. Laguna – Leg 2 is 22.8 miles Mt. Laguna to Scissors Crossing (Hwy 78 to Julian) – Leg 3 is 34,2 miles Viewing: Julian to Warner…