Walking Through A Desert of Scorpions

There’s no doubt about it now, I’m in the desert! After a brutal rain/wind storm, the real Southern California weather has hit and it is hot!!! In this type of climate, it pays to be nocturnal. Now, I wake up very early, hike until it’s too hot, nap, then hike again in the evening. Many other desert creatures take the same approach to escape the heat, conserve water or to prey upon other nocturnal animals. I have spotted several scorpions and a tarantula in the middle of the trail!
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Journey Across The Pacific Crest Trail

One of our staff members, Carlene Gallant, took a six month leave from BIO to trek across the Pacific Crest Trail. She will be giving us periodic updates throughout the journey and we will share her adventures with you.

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