Had a wonderful day today with my wife, our two dogs and a new friend Shawn Sherriff. We traveled along Hogsback from Red Bluff to Paynes Creek. Spring has begun and the rolling foot hills are a vibrant green with a dusting of yellow wild flowers. Shawn is new to our overlanding community. He's a local wild land fire fighter so we appreciate him alot for just that but additionally he has aspirations to build a 1973 Toyota Hilux truck into a Mercedes diesel driven overlander. Way cool. The foothills are amazing this time of year and the winter pounded trail made for a few attention getting spots. Family, friends and nature make for time well spent.