John Muir Trail

Description

  1. Name John Muir Trail (JMT)
  2. Length of trail 340 km, 211 miles
  3. Length in days 23 days
  4. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  5. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

John Muir Trail - by Chris Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney, 211 miles, 340 km, 1 month

As one of the better known, spectacular and therefore busy mountain trails, the John Muir Trail runs for 211 miles (340 km) into the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney. This is a true mountain hike. The trail also one of the highlights of the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Opinions

Rate 9.0 | 3 votes | No 3. in United States
  • patacon June 2016
  • Rate 9
  • Positive Hiked a part of it when I hiked the PCT. Defenetly one of the most beautiful Landscapes I have ever seen. Plenty of water! No need to carry more than 1L ever. Beautiful Mountains, Lakes with islands, beutiful passes and rivers, the most beautiful campsites!
  • Negative too many people!
  • ss6 October 2009
  • Rate 8
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John Muir Trail

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  • A Photographer's Journal
  • This book is powered by sweat and joy; steep hills and exhilarating telemark skiing descents into silent stands of snowy trees. The land and its smells and tastes are embedded in the memory of those lucky enough to have immersed themselves in it. My goal is to transport you: to the soft meadows, the smooth, hard granite, and the dancing trees... Read more
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  • A Photographer's Journal
  • This book is powered by sweat and joy; steep hills and exhilarating telemark skiing descents into silent stands of snowy trees. The land and its smells and tastes are embedded in the memory of those lucky enough to have immersed themselves in it. My goal is to transport you: to the soft meadows, the smooth, hard granite, and the dancing trees... Read more
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  • Guide to the John Muir Trail
  • Offers advice on planning a hiking or backpacking trip on the John Muir Trail, discussing supplies, permits, animal problems, and packing, with trail profiles and maps Read more
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  • Guide to the John Muir Trail
  • Offers advice on planning a hiking or backpacking trip on the John Muir Trail, discussing supplies, permits, animal problems, and packing, with trail profiles and maps Read more
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  • History of the Sierra Nevada, Revised and Updated
  • From the time it was sighted by Spanish explorers in the eighteenth century through the creation of the John Muir trail, the building of the Hetch Hetchy Dam, and the founding of the Sierra Club, the great snowy range of California has provided fulfillment to generations of trappers, immigrants, engineers, naturalists, and tourists. Now a... Read more
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  • History of the Sierra Nevada, Revised and Updated
  • From the time it was sighted by Spanish explorers in the eighteenth century through the creation of the John Muir trail, the building of the Hetch Hetchy Dam, and the founding of the Sierra Club, the great snowy range of California has provided fulfillment to generations of trappers, immigrants, engineers, naturalists, and tourists. Now a... Read more
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  • A Photographer's Journal
  • This book is powered by sweat and joy; steep hills and exhilarating telemark skiing descents into silent stands of snowy trees. The land and its smells and tastes are embedded in the memory of those lucky enough to have immersed themselves in it. My goal is to transport you: to the soft meadows, the smooth, hard granite, and the dancing trees... Read more
  • Also available from:
  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • A Photographer's Journal
  • This book is powered by sweat and joy; steep hills and exhilarating telemark skiing descents into silent stands of snowy trees. The land and its smells and tastes are embedded in the memory of those lucky enough to have immersed themselves in it. My goal is to transport you: to the soft meadows, the smooth, hard granite, and the dancing trees... Read more
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  • An Ultralighter's True Trail Stories
  • Book two in the Journey series, this volume is filled with stories and ultralight backpacking tips from Carol "Brawny" Wellman. Trail descriptions for the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, John Muir Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Colorado Trail, Vermont Trail, Bartram Trail, including trail guide, plus the Foothills Trail. Learn how to... Read more
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  • An Ultralighter's True Trail Stories
  • Book two in the Journey series, this volume is filled with stories and ultralight backpacking tips from Carol "Brawny" Wellman. Trail descriptions for the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, John Muir Trail, Continental Divide Trail, Colorado Trail, Vermont Trail, Bartram Trail, including trail guide, plus the Foothills Trail. Learn how to... Read more
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  • Four Boots-One Journey
  • Originally published as an award-winning paperback: A Hike for Mike. Jeff Alt takes you vicariously along the John Muir Trail, on an entertaining adventure, with his new wife, Beth. Jeff convinces Beth, a woman who prefers hotels, hot showers and warm beds to chuck her domesticated ways and hike over 218-miles which leads to lots of humorous... Read more
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  • Four Boots-One Journey
  • Originally published as an award-winning paperback: A Hike for Mike. Jeff Alt takes you vicariously along the John Muir Trail, on an entertaining adventure, with his new wife, Beth. Jeff convinces Beth, a woman who prefers hotels, hot showers and warm beds to chuck her domesticated ways and hike over 218-miles which leads to lots of humorous... Read more
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  • MAP Mt. Whitney Topo
  • California s 14,505-foot Mt. Whitney, the high point of the Sierra Nevada and the contiguous U.S., beckons hikers from around the world to hike up its granite summit and around its rugged terrain. Now completely updated for its second edition, this 15-minute, 1:62,500-scale topographic map shows one of the most popular sections of the High... Read more
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  • MAP Mt. Whitney Topo
  • California s 14,505-foot Mt. Whitney, the high point of the Sierra Nevada and the contiguous U.S., beckons hikers from around the world to hike up its granite summit and around its rugged terrain. Now completely updated for its second edition, this 15-minute, 1:62,500-scale topographic map shows one of the most popular sections of the High... Read more
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Maps

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  • Sequoia - Kings Canyon National Parks CA
  • Map No. 205, Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light,... Read more
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  • Sequoia/kings Canyon National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapIn Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks you can walk among the world's largest trees, hike the alpine landscape of the Sierra Crest, and marvel at the towering granite cliffs of one of the deepest canyons in the United States. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Sequoia and Kings... Read more
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  • Sequoia/kings Canyon National Park
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapIn Sequioa and Kings Canyon National Parks you can walk among the world's largest trees, hike the alpine landscape of the Sierra Crest, and marvel at the towering granite cliffs of one of the deepest canyons in the United States. National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Sequoia and Kings... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes - Mono Divide CA
  • Map No. 809, Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide, CA, in an extensive series of GPS compatible, contoured hiking maps of USA’s national and state parks or forests and other popular recreational areas. Cartography based on the national topographic survey, with additional tourist information.The maps, with most titles now printed on light, waterproof and... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes/mono Divide
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapTrails Illustrated Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide is the first of five exciting new maps for the California Sierra Nevadas that will combine to form seamless coverage of the high-use National Forest areas between Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks and Lake Tahoe. This region contains some of the... Read more
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  • Mammoth Lakes/mono Divide
  • • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic MapTrails Illustrated Mammoth Lakes / Mono Divide is the first of five exciting new maps for the California Sierra Nevadas that will combine to form seamless coverage of the high-use National Forest areas between Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks and Lake Tahoe. This region contains some of the... Read more
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