The Trans-Catalina Path has been on my backpacking want listing for a protracted, very long time now. It is not probably the most logistically simple place to get to and coordinate, which is why I feel it took me about 6 years of residing in California to lastly get the wanted campsite reservations with a view to full this path! It was completely 100% price it although!
I’ll add the caveat that it’s kind of just like the Havasu Falls Path in that it’ll require that you simply spend a bit of cash with a view to get there and be on the path, however similar to Havasu, it was price each penny for me! I am so glad we acquired round to lastly doing it, and It was a a lot wanted break from all of the hustle of each day life working the 9-5 grind.
This path circumnavigates Catalina Island, which is positioned off the coast of Southern California, on Tongva, Payómkawichum, and Kizh native lands. It’s one among a form, and one you are not more likely to neglect, from the boat experience over to the island, to the hilly sea-side views. The truth is, this might be an incredible path to go do solo, significantly should you have been trying to hike your first solo-backpacking journey.
It additionally wasn’t our first outing to Catalina. We took a sailboat to Catalina Island with the LA Crusing membership one time, which was one other wonderful journey and I additionally ran my first half marathon on Catalina Island. It’s a tremendous particular place, and it needs to be in your listing to go to regardless when you have time to backpack the entire path or not.
So should you’re searching for a path that’s difficult however lovely, mountainous however close to the ocean, secluded however nonetheless very near civilization, that is the right path for you!
Discover all of the juicy particulars under on the right way to make this dream backpacking journey a actuality, and an enormous due to my accomplice for all his lovely pictures of the path down within the Journey Report part. You should definitely examine them out!