Chamise Boat-in Picnic Area to Cajon Pass - Interstate 15, CA
Our first night of cowboy camping was interesting. I woke up feeling like ants and spiders were crawling all over me (which they weren't), but all I had to do is look up at the sky and realize that it was pretty cool to be sleeping under the stars. Plus, as soon as I woke in the morning, I got to see this:
Here are pictures of this boat-in picnic area that we stayed at last night:
Packing up was a lot easier since we didn't have to take down the tent. We made it on the trail by 7:30. Now only 15.6 miles stood between us and a hotel room.
For a few miles in the morning we had a great view of Silverwood Lake.
Then we came across this sign that indicated that Interstate 15, where the hotel is, is under 14 miles away.
So onward we walked. After almost 6 miles Silverwood Lake was far behind.
Oh yeah...we almost forgot to take our daily picture. It was quite windy out there today.
The trail today was similar to yesterday. Here are some of the highlights:
We finally made it down to Cajon Pass and this sign slapped us in our faces.
The good news...the other side of the sign was this:
0.8 miles later we were checking into the Best Western and decided to stay for two nights and rest our bodies since the next 20 miles is all up hill.