I pedal slowly upward and take a Clif-bar-and-water-break about an hour later off Kelso-Cima Road along the train tracks
Date: May 25, 2009, 12h05
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.