[pct-l] Getting from the Trail South of the Sierras

Robert Henry rrh.henry at gmail.com
Tue May 26 12:55:57 CDT 2015

The latest news from IYK airport is: "There is still no one lined up for
commercial service at the airport.  I get inquiries all the time about
flights, not from anyone specific."

On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 4:50 PM, Robert Henry <rrh.henry at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Inyokern Airport (IYK) no longer has commercial service. IYK is in the
> the Indian Wells Valley, reachable by hitching from Walker Pass or Kennedy
> Meadows; the airport is featured in many car ads now, and was built as a
> B29 dispersal field.
> When I inquired back in January 2015, the IYK public affairs person said
> they might have commercial service sometime in the summer.  But priceline
> doesn't know of anything now.
> On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 12:11 PM, Brick Robbins <brick at brickrobbins.com>
> wrote:
>> 2015-05-22 10:35 GMT-07:00  <imscotty at aol.com>:
>> >
>> > However, it looks like I have time to continue another week of hiking
>> SOBO.  I would love to be able to cover the section to Kennedy Meadows, and
>> Walker Pass, or there about.   My problem, I cannot figure out a quick,
>> reliable way to get back to a major airport in this area.  Can anyone
>> recommend a PCT exit point south of Lone Pine where I could reliably get to
>> a major airport?<
>> Hitching from KM south or Walker Pass to Inyokern shouldn't be to
>> hard. A bus goes by Walker Pass, but I'm not sure how to get it to
>> stop.
>> There are flights from Inyokern to major airports.
>> Alternatively, Walker Pass to Bakersfield shouldn't be too difficult.
>> These may help
>> http://kerntransit.org/
>> http://www.estransit.com/
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