Fred's not-so-excellent wilderness adventure
In which he lost all the skin on his feet and much of it off his thighs, butt and -- ouch! -- more delicate areas
Freehiking is not on the dance card for the foreseeable future here. It is winter, and even winter in L.A. is too cold for my druthers. Maybe later in March when it goes out like a lamb. So an older experience will have to do.