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[*] posted on 7-4-2018 at 11:17 AM
Apology due to caj13

caji3 - I should apologize to you for what was perhaps an inaccurate depiction of the difficulties associated with hiking and following the mission trail Loreto to the California border. I was basing my remarks solely on the book The Mission Walker and from no personal experience other than a few miles hiked on the trail over a number of years.

Baja Bucko and wilderone have first hand experience and their advice should be taken, not mine.

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[*] posted on 7-4-2018 at 12:12 PM

It should be noted that when Mike Younghusband did his walk he had stored supplies at various places on the route he took. From that standpoint water and food would not be an issue.
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[*] posted on 7-4-2018 at 12:17 PM

Quote: Originally posted by Baja Bucko  
4 years ago me, and 3 other women packed (mules) from the tip to Tecate at the border for 4 months. This was not the first time this has been good friend and fellow traveler, Trudi Angell, has done this at least one other time years ago. I have ridden ECR -well about 90% of it which includes ECR from Loreto south-not just Loreto north-and again, these trails have been traversed many times before. ECR has been traveled by MANY folks over the years and Trudi Angell is pretty much THE AUTHORITY on the entire route today. She has been traveling many many old historic routes in Baja California via mule for over 30 years. For anyone seriously interested in various routes-especially old ones, I recommend contacting her at Saddling South.....her contacts/connections all up and down the peninsula have enabled many adventurers to do these trips-she is THE person who made The Mission Walker's trip even possible. As I said, ECR has been hiked, ridden, traveled for YEARS-all of it.

do you have a map record of your trip 4 years ago?
would love to see which roads/trails you chose

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[*] posted on 7-4-2018 at 12:33 PM

Harald, here is their Facebook page:
The posts begin in August 2013.

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