Tehachapi 

Day 32 and 33,   0 miles

Spent a couple days in Tehachapi taking care of some house keeping – laundry, food re-supply, new shoes (trying 3rd pair now).  I have a plan for the last stretch of desert known for not having much water, roughly mile 560 to mile 700.

Back on the trail this afternoon.

 

8 thoughts on “Tehachapi 

  1. Tell us the issues with the different trailshoes.. Why are the shoes not working? The first pair got you over a hundred miles.. Did the issues with them little toes start way before idylwild? 2nd pair what can you tell us.. I remember the 2nd pair are men size and bigger (?). But they don’t work.

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    1. I trained for this hike, in cool Vancouver, in gortex Solomons. Great shoe. They have always worked for me on long hikes like the West Coast trail. So I stared with them. I have never hiked on the hot desert ground. My feet actually boiled in my own sweat. Serious blisters. They were swollen when I bought men’s 81/2 Altra. They lasted 200 miles then my feet started swimming in them. Now I’m in Altra Lone pine women’s 8 1/2. Yea. Success. 👍

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  2. Hi Sally, you are crishing the trail. I finally caught up with your blog. Not long now and you’ll be in the snow of the sierras. I’m heading into the snow now. Take care Nd stay safe.
    Shepherd

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