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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John Muir Trail, 324km

Opinions

Rate 8.5 | 2 votes | No 4. 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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Map

John Muir Trail

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2015
  • The John Muir Trail
  • Guidebook to walking the John Muir Trail through California's High Sierra from Yosemite (El Capitan and Half Dome) to the summit of Mount Witney. The 216 mile hike is split into 21 daily stages, with full information on preparation, permits, wilderness, bears, water and trekking skills. Part of the Pacific Crest Trail. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2015
Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
  • The John Muir Trail
  • The John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the world's most spectacular treks and is North America's best known mid-distance walking trail. It runs for 216 miles through the high Sierra Nevada mountains of California, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (14,496 ft), the highest peak in the USA outside Alaska. The walking trail, which... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
  • Wandelgids The John Muir Trail | Cicerone
  • Een uitstekende beschrijving van het beroemde lange afstandspad in Californie. Guidebook to walking the John Muir Trail through California's High Sierra from Yosemite (El Capitan and Half Dome) to the summit of Mount Witney. The 216 mile hike is split into 21 daily stages, with full information on preparation, permits, wilderness, bears, water... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2015
  • The John Muir Trail
  • The John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the world's most spectacular treks and is North America's best known mid-distance walking trail. It runs for 216 miles through the high Sierra Nevada mountains of California, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (14,496 ft), the highest peak in the USA outside Alaska. The walking trail, which... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Big South Fork National Recreation Area, KY/TN
  • Map No. 241, Big South Fork National Recreation Area, KY/TN, 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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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Big South Fork National Recreation Area
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis Trails Illustrated topographic map for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee is the perfect map for hiking, biking, exploring, climbing, camping, and sightseeing in this stunning area.The map includes Daniel Boone National Forest, Big... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Big South Fork National Recreation Area
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis Trails Illustrated topographic map for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee is the perfect map for hiking, biking, exploring, climbing, camping, and sightseeing in this stunning area.The map includes Daniel Boone National Forest, Big... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • New River Gorge National River, WV
  • Map No. 242, New River Gorge National River, WV, 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... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • New River Gorge National River
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis Trails Illustrated topographic map for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee is the perfect map for hiking, biking, exploring, climbing, camping, and sightseeing in this stunning area.The map includes Daniel Boone National Forest, Big... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • New River Gorge National River
  • Waterproof Tear-Resistant Topographic MapThis Trails Illustrated topographic map for Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in southern Kentucky and northern Tennessee is the perfect map for hiking, biking, exploring, climbing, camping, and sightseeing in this stunning area.The map includes Daniel Boone National Forest, Big... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 1001 Walks You Must Take Before You Die
  • This generously illustrated volume features 1,001 carefully selected scenic walks throughout the world in both natural and urban settings from Africa s Rift Valley to the Appalachian Trail. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1,001 series is the ideal guide to the world s most exhilarating walks, hikes, and views. Walking is one of our... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • 1001 Walks You Must Take Before You Die
  • This generously illustrated volume features 1,001 carefully selected scenic walks throughout the world in both natural and urban settings from Africa s Rift Valley to the Appalachian Trail. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1,001 series is the ideal guide to the world s most exhilarating walks, hikes, and views. Walking is one of our... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • 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
Bol.com
Belgium
  • 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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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Classic Hikes of the World
  • This book will help you realize your dreams of hiking among the world's highest peaks and most scenic canyons, discovering wilderness far from the clamor of civilization, encountering rare birds and animals, glorying in sunsets over glacier-clad ranges, and feeling the joy and achievement of hiking some of the world's most spectacular trails.... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Classic Hikes of the World
  • This book will help you realize your dreams of hiking among the world's highest peaks and most scenic canyons, discovering wilderness far from the clamor of civilization, encountering rare birds and animals, glorying in sunsets over glacier-clad ranges, and feeling the joy and achievement of hiking some of the world's most spectacular trails.... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Wildflowers of the High Sierra and John Muir Trail
  • This new book by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk includes photos and descriptions of approximately 300 species of wildflowers and flowering shrubs in the High Sierra. Focused on areas above 8,000 feet in elevation from Yosemite south through the Whitney Region, by restricting the collection of species to higher elevations, the book can include all... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Wildflowers of the High Sierra and John Muir Trail
  • This new book by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk includes photos and descriptions of approximately 300 species of wildflowers and flowering shrubs in the High Sierra. Focused on areas above 8,000 feet in elevation from Yosemite south through the Whitney Region, by restricting the collection of species to higher elevations, the book can include all... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Lost and Found
  • When she found herself craving a new challenge, Michelle “Brownie” Pugh set her eyes on the John Muir Trail—a hiking trail traversing 211 miles from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney in California. Heralded by Backpacker Magazine as the best long-distance trail in the country, the John Muir Trail boasts scenic and demanding... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Lost and Found
  • When she found herself craving a new challenge, Michelle “Brownie” Pugh set her eyes on the John Muir Trail—a hiking trail traversing 211 miles from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney in California. Heralded by Backpacker Magazine as the best long-distance trail in the country, the John Muir Trail boasts scenic and demanding... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Map-pack of the John Muir Trail
  • Shaded Relief Topo Maps packet of the famous Sierra High Route that will take hikers from Mount Whitney to Yosemite, CA. Well marked trails over USGS topo maps that were beautifully enhanced with shaded relief to better distinguish details. Scale 1:630360. 1 inch on map equals 1 mile. Whitney Portal, Symmes Creek, Onion Valley, Oak Creek,... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart John Muir Trail | Tom Harrison Maps
  • Shaded Relief Topo Maps packet of the famous Sierra High Route that will take hikers from Mount Whitney to Yosemite, CA. Well marked trails over USGS topo maps that were beautifully enhanced with shaded relief to better distinguish details. Scale 1:630360. 1 inch on map equals 1 mile. Whitney Portal, Symmes Creek, Onion Valley, Oak Creek,... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Map-pack of the John Muir Trail
  • Shaded Relief Topo Maps packet of the famous Sierra High Route that will take hikers from Mount Whitney to Yosemite, CA. Well marked trails over USGS topo maps that were beautifully enhanced with shaded relief to better distinguish details. Scale 1:630360. 1 inch on map equals 1 mile. Whitney Portal, Symmes Creek, Onion Valley, Oak Creek,... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Bol.com
Netherlands
Bol.com
Belgium
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
Bol.com
Belgium
  • 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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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • 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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  • Bol.com, Netherlands
  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
Bol.com
Belgium
  • 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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