TRAIL BUDDIES Hooiser, Jolt and Caboose, the hikers' trail names, rest near Big Bear Lake.
Wildflowers add to the color everywhere.
One of many wooden bridge that crosses the deep canyons.
While Norm and his companions took a rest at the top of a canyon, this helicopter landed and two occupants got out, set up chairs by the river and enjoyed the afternoon.
Hiker bridge over Deep Creek
"Hooiser" taking a needed break along the trail
Relief from the heat.
Curt, a Pacific Crest Trail thru-hiker.
This 1,500-year-old gnarled pine tree, named for the founder of the Boy Scouts, is at the top of a mountain in the Mt. Baden-Powell area. Scouts consider it a pilgrimage to climb up to it.
Hiker tents at the Saufley's
Breakfast with fellow hikers