Sept 25: San Elijo State Beach to the Mexican Border! (54.7 miles)

I captured a nice slim sunset last night

I actually did not sleep so well after all, I’m thinking it was due to the excitement of this journey’s imminent conclusion. I got up early and headed out.

I had one last big hill on this trip: Torrey Pines Road. I sweated up it and navigated my way to La Jolla. The beach wildlife was waiting for me

In La Jolla Cove

A few more miles down the road I boarded the Coronado Island ferry because the brig bridge is closed to bicyclers. I got a fuzzy picture of the famous WWII Victory Kiss statue. Worth noting that a man named Glenn McDuffie claims to be the sailor.

I got a great view of the San Diego skyline

I had a nice tailwind from Coronado south and east to the border. I cranked through the quiet streets until I finally arrived at the border with Mexico!

This trip is now complete, and while it was not the PCT, I’m still pretty darn happy and proud of myself.

Yay! Now I just got to work out my get-back-home strategy.