Jonathan on the road to Potrero Seco
Lots of private land on the way to the Wilderness area
Homestead in a quite valley
Campgroud just a few miles from the car and the start of the Don Victor Trail..We did not attempt this section of trail.
View from the picnic tables
View back from the camp back to the homestead
Let's hope the hunters take this warning seriously
A wrecking ball adapted to be dragged by a tractor to clear trail.
The long and hilly firebreak Loma Pelona Victor Fire Access Route
One way trip on this bike.
First stream crossing in Don Victor Valley.. The second crossing is better for filtering water.
We followed this down stream in error..
The low point of this fire trail
It says 5 miles to Malduce Station.... A LONG 5 miles
Steep hills on the Fire Trail
Lots of flowers on the Fire Trail
Relatively clear trails
Bad Slide in the way down to Rollins Camp ( N34.64960 W119.59039 )
Looking back at the slide
A tough 2 miles to the Dutch Oven Camp
The enourmous expanse of the Dick Smith Wilderness
Looking out to Malduce Peak
The firebreak loses about 1300 vertical feet with lots of ups and downs.
Thorns in the fingers 3 days after the hike..
More thorn. I pulled one out of my shin with the help of a safety pin on a run I did on Thursday. Very painful...
10 days after the hike I was still pulling thorns out of my finger.
Our elevation stats after 2 days of fast packing
Some more stats from the fast pack.. I lost about 5 miles when my batteries died at the end.
The route on my Spot2