A quick bit of link-lovin’:

– A pair of sure-footed explorers who are determined to walk the length of the Andes, courtesy of BestHike.

– The world’s most comprehensive PCT trail journal, courtesy Two-Heel Drive. I thought I had a data obsession. Bearcan’t has graphs on top of other graphs, along with some great commentary and inspiring pictures. He did the trail in 2005, when most of my native San Gabriels were covered in much more snow than they are now …

– … which is a worry Robert at End Pavement shares, along with the L.A. Times. This has been one of the driest winters on record in Southern California, which has the potential to make for a nasty fire season later on in the year … not to mention me needing lots more chap stick.

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