Pachalka Spring Road was climbing slowly at 3-5 percent grade for a while, but now the grade is 5-10 percent
Date: June 03, 2009, 16h45
Cedar Canyon Road junction, another much-needed break, at 3725 feet on Kelso-Cima Road
Another Clif bar and more hot water descends into my gullet. It's still in the 80s here, and I've completed the 14-mile climb up Kelso-Cima Road. I'll start up Cedar Canyon Road toward the Mid Hills in a few minutes, after I stop sweating (yeah, right).