"Right back where we started from!"
Today our RV reentered California for the first time in three and a half years! We left Eagle Point, gassed up in Medford and then drove south on I-5, crossing the Siskiyou Mountains and then the California border just before noon. Our destination was Redding and we had plenty of time, so we decided to take a detour through part of the Trinity Alps Wilderness on our way south.
We’ve seen most of California over the years, but this is a part of California neither of us had seen before. Our route took us over several mountain passes and past Trinity, Lewiston, and Whiskeytown Lakes. The scenery is rugged California mountain country, which on a clear day under a blue sky is quite beautiful. We got to Redding by late afternoon and took a campsite at the JGW Campground on the Sacramento River. The campground is owned by friends George and Joan Hageman and we had a nice visit with them - this time someone Madolyn went to school with.