PCT 2005 Pictures, Day 1

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This is the Pacific Crest Trail Monument at the start of the trail. The standard thing is to put yourself on top of it, as I am doing here. The thing in the background that looks like a train is actually the metal fence between the US and Mexican border.
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Ken and Me. This means a lot more to him since he is planning to go the whole way.
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My first few steps of the trail.
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Ken's first steps on the trail.
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Five minutes down the trail, Carol snapped this from the car as she drove off.
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Our first sign.
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Views from the trail.
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Gee, I wonder what this says.
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More Views. We eventually climbed over that mountain (or "hill") today.
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The trail is easy and flat.
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A standard trail marker with the offical PCT emblem. We are to see very many of these.
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Lake Morena, our goal for the day.