Cactus Eaters photographs (make your own special edition.)

Here are a few classic shots, straight from the vault. Now, before you email me saying “Why don’t you have any pictures of (insert names here.)” I want to tell you that this is a work in progress. I still have to fish through a few more waterlogged boxes of PCT slides.

You can use these photos to make your own illustrated special edition. All you need is 1. three copies of the book, 2. an Exacto knife, 3. a color printer and 4. Elmer’s glue. Good luck with this project, and if you go through with it, make sure to send me pictures of the completed book.

Spiky Joshua Trees beckon travelers in the Mojave desert.

Desert scene in early morning

Actual Golden Oak/cactus-bite diary entry

The expeditioners fighting suncups under Forester Pass.

Peaceful, alluring meadow under Mount Whatever.

Here are two of my photos of the late, great “Mayor” Milt Kenney, who helped up to 60 Pacific Crest Trail hikers per season when they passed through Castella, California.

Cascades in northern Oregon.

Cascades, adrift in clouds and fog.

This picture corresponds (exactly) to page 320, paragraph two. I will post more photos when I have a spare moment.

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