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In this episode Gerry and I tackle two other summits along the Mt. Williamson Ridgeline high in the Angeles National Forest before heading down the Pacific Crest Trail to Angeles Crest Highway.

 

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Gerry looking toward the West and the Pacific Ocean near Mount Williamson

In this episode Gerry and I take a hike up to the summit of Mount Williamson high up in the Angeles National Forest. Along the way we reach all three summits to impressive views out over the Pacific Ocean to the West and the High Desert to the East.

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Monserate Mountain Trail

In this episode I take a solo hike up Monserate Mountain in the Monserate Mountain Preserve near Fallbrook California.

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Aj and Lindsey hiking by fenceIn this episode Lindsey and I take a stroll through the Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve in San Diego County

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In this episode I talk about some cold weather options for your feet in the back country from Packboots to Mukluks to Mickey Mouse Boots and more.

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Top left Merrill Phasers, Zamberlain Civettas, North Face Balteros, Kamik Pack Boot, Rubber overboot. Bottom Row from left Lone Peak Altra, Saloman XA Comps, LL Bean Pac Maine Hunting boot, Ugg (knockoff) Mukluk, Vibram Five Fingers, Luna Leadville Trail (leather) and Leadville Trail w/ATS lacing

In this episode I talk about what types and styles of footwear to wear in the back country. From going barefooted to the Luna Sandals all the way up to heavy mountaineering boots.

 

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Matthew and Lane from Seattle, Thru-Hikers from Seattle talking to me along the John Muir Trail

In this last part of our adventure into the John Muir Wilderness near Mammoth Mountain California we pack up camp at Purple Lake and hike back up and over Duck Pass to our cars at the Coldwater Campground. Along the way I talk to a few John Muir Trail Thru-Hikers and we encounter a fast moving storm system.

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