Monday, May 21, 2012

SCT Day 4

A very tough day: 115 miles with 12.6K vertical. Brutally hot weather, only getting cooler above 6000 ft. Some fantastic long descents. No civilization for 82 miles of wilderness which meant carrying 5 liters of drinks.
Near death experience in a tunnel. One flat as a result of hitting glass in that tunnel. Staying in Palmdale, a town full of beggars and drug addicts. Pizza hut never tasted this delicious.

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