a journey of 2,652 miles
THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL 2018
starts with a single step.
Miles 101.1 to 109.5. Water Spring to Warner Springs.
We start our hike early in the morning, knowing that Speedy, Naomi and Doc are already there, sending us hilarious pictures of them wearing nice dresses and suits while waiting for the laundry to get finished. That is a common thing along the PCT, when you need to do laundry there are always some cloth people donated, that you can wear while doing laundry. That way you can laundry all your clothes.
It was a foggy and cloudy day, temperatures had fallen to approx 10 degrees. The PCT took us over some beautiful meadows and valleys until we reached the so called “Eagle Rock” - a stone formation that looks (who had thought it) like an eagle. We took some pictures there and went on for the last 4 miles until reaching Warner Springs in the morning.
We went straight to the community center, officially a school they turned into a kind of hiker town. We put our tent under a big trees next to the other 30 tents and were ready to take a bucket shower and to wash our very dirty clothes. Unfortunately half an hour earlier some water tube had broken so there was no water at all!
We decided that there was just one reasonable solution to this - go to the restaurant and have some good food :)
So that’s what we did. Arriving there we met the Koreans and Thibaud again and has lunch all together.
In the afternoon we spent some time at the still no water having community center and met again with Speedy, Naomi and Doc.
Later we decided to go again to the restaurant, where we spent a really funny evening with all the guys. At the end, Rhonda the waitress offers us some beers and we walking all together towards the community center aka hiker town and prepared our gear for heading out the next day.