California Riding and Hiking Trail: An Epic Joshua Tree Backpacking Adventure

From the minute I heard about the 37-mile California Riding and Hiking Trail in Joshua Tree National Park, I knew I had to experience it for myself. This trek is the big enchilada, the granddaddy of all trails, the one trail to rule them all. Learn how I prepared for this mini-thru hike and the adventures I encountered along the way.