Two miles before reaching Valley Wells, the paved road curves away from a dirt road leading off to my right
Date: June 06, 2009, 12h45
Out here in the middle of nowhere, I stumble upon a memorial plaque dedicated to James Winkler
It immediately clicks that I must be at the site of "Winkler's Cabin," which reportedly burned during the 2005 fires. I had never visited Winkler's Cabin, but thought it was elsewhere, closer to Mid Hills campground.