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John Muir Trail

The Essential Guide to Hiking America"s Most Famous Trail (John Muir Trail)

by Elizabeth Wenk

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Wilderness Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Sports,
  • Hiking,
  • United States - Pacific - California,
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • Backpacking,
  • California,
  • Guidebooks,
  • John Muir Trail

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8277279M
    ISBN 100899974368
    ISBN 109780899974361
    OCLC/WorldCa144222682

    John Muir Trail Permits and Fees. Competition is fierce: For a classic Yosemite Valley start, the park service has a daily quota for the number of people per day exiting the park over Donohue peak hiking days, Yosemite National Park can receive up to applications, and only a small fraction of those will be fulfilled, making a JMT permit one of the most sought-after prizes Author: REI Staff. The John Muir Trail runs from the Happy Isles trailhead in Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mt. Whitney near the Whitney Portal trailhead on Inyo National Forest. Wilderness permits in the Sierra Nevada are under a quota system that prevents crowding on the trail and protects the environment. John Muir Trail permits go quickly. Plan ahead.

    Length: miles Towns: Torrington Trail Overview: The John Muir Trail, located in Paugnut State Forest, ascends through forest to a terrain of ledges and boulders.A short side trail takes hikers to the summit of Walnut Mountain. The Alain and May White Nature Trails in Sunny Brook State Park link to the John Muir Trail in Paugnut State Forest, and the Walcott Trail in Burr Pond .   john muir trail data book Mileages, Campsites, Resupply Data, and Essential Trail Information for the Entire John Muir Trail, from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney and onward to Whitney Portal Whether you’re hiking the entire John Muir Trail or just sections of it, the first step of the journey begins with this book by Sierra expert Elizabeth : Wilderness Press.

      My wife, Kathleen, and I hiked a portion of the John Muir Trail in the summer of I am a huge fan of hiking with your spouse, but that’s not what this post is d, I’d like to describe one of the many memorable experiences we had on the trail. John Muir Trail NAD 27 GPX File (zip) with points culled from the above reference, and for use with Tom Harrison's JMT Map Set. History of the John Muir Trail In , Theodore Solomons was the first to have the vision of a high-elevation trail, passable by stock, which followed the spine of the Sierra from Yosemite Valley to Kings Canyon.


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John Muir Trail by Elizabeth Wenk Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a book review about a trail that Backpacker Magazine has called twice America's greatest trail, the mile long John Muir Trail (JMT) which starts at Yosemite Valley in California and ends at Whitney Portal after you finish getting to the summit of Mt.

Whitney, the tallest mountain in the 48 contiguous US States/5(). This is a book review about a trail that Backpacker Magazine has called twice America's greatest trail, the mile long John Muir Trail (JMT) which starts at Yosemite Valley in California and ends at Whitney Portal after you finish getting to the summit of Mt.

Whitney, the tallest mountain in the 48 contiguous US States/5(36). The new John Muir Trail meticulously describes the entire trail and is written for today's hikers. The book includes GPS coordinates, not only for every junction, but also for every established campsite, bear box, and mountain pass that the trail crosses/5(55).

This is a complete, digital-only South-to-North edition of the best-selling John Muir Trail Lizzy Wenk's authoritative guide describes the mile John Muir Trail, running from the summit of Mt. Whitney to Yosemite Valley. It provides all the necessary planning information, including up-to-date details on wilderness and permit regulations, food resupplies, trailhead amenities, and /5(11).

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 miles through the high Sierra Nevada mountains of California, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (14, ft), the highest peak in the USA outside Alaska.5/5(4).

Books for JMT Mental Prep; For mental prep & inspiration, I recommend the book, “Highs & Lows on the John Muir Trail.”And if you haven’t read John Muir’s Wilderness Essays yet it also a must-read. Once you’re feeling prepared, pick it up, sit back and take a moment to immerse yourself in Muir’s words to prepare yourself to see the land through the eyes of one of its first protectors.

The John Muir Trail is the premier hiking trail in the United trail starts in America's treasure, Yosemite National Park, and continues miles through the Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sequoia National Park, King's Canyon National Park, and ends at the highest peak in continental United States, Mount Whitney at 14, ft.

The John Muir Trail passes through what many backpackers say is the finest mountain scenery in the United States. This is a land of 13,foot foot peaks, of lakes in the thousands, and of canyons and granite cliffs. The John Muir Trail is also a land blessed with the mildest, sunniest climate of any major mountain range in the world.

The John Muir Trail crosses many passes and has a whole lot of up and down. There are multiple good John Muir Trail map sets. JMT thru-hikers generally choose to carry one of the purpose built map sets below. They all show the trail, water sources, and other helpful information.

These sets are focused on the JMT and are fairly zoomed in. A journal and photos by John Hahn. Look at the photos, buy the book Walk the Sky by John Dittli. Here's a link to some beautiful photos and a trail journal at Nature Focused by Greg Cope.

The photos are great and you'll re-live the trail with every scene at Muir Trail Landscapes by Bruce Powell. A photo journal of a journey by Paul "the. Guided John Muir Trail Trip. High Sierra backpacking on the JMT from Yosemite to Mt Whitney. Starting from Yosemite Valley and ending on Mt Whitney, this classic Sierra backpacking trip takes you through the most amazing parts of the High Sierra as you travel with your guide.5/5(8).

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, by John Muir (). The Cruise of the Corwin () Steep Trails () The Life and Letters of John Muir, by William Frederic Badè () - The full text of this two-volume book contains thousands of Muir's letters and previously unpublished writings, along with Badè's biography.

John Muir Trail book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Running from Mount Whitney to Yosemite Valley in the Sierra Nevada, /5. Research is now underway to get the foot-byfoot octagon hut – and the entire mile John Muir Trail – recognized as a National Historic Landmark, which would place the Muir Hut among the country’s most significant structures.

Buy a cheap copy of Guide to the John Muir Trail book by Thomas Winnett. On the legendary John Muir Trail you pass through a land of foot peaks, deep canyons, massive granite walls, and sparkling lakes. Here's the best Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.

A derivative of the comprehensive Wilderness Press guidebook John Muir Trail by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk, this data book is perfect for the weight-conscious hiker. A brief introductory section provides planning data, including information on permits, trailhead transport, and.

So You want to Hike the John Muir Trail. Here are a few of the resources that we found helpful: There are several guide books available we used “John Muir Trail: The essential guide to hiking America’s most famous trail,” by Elizabeth Wenk and Kathy Morey.

It’s thin and nice and light too. The year showed that “America’s most famous trail”, the John Muir Trail (JMT), had become so popular that 10 new books (or updated editions) of the JMT were published.

Among these are two new guidebooks for hiking this mile long trail. This means that aspiring hikers of the JMT now have five JMT map packages/guidebooks to choose from (listed in reverse publication.

John Muir Trail Data Book (Wilderness Press) - This edition is designed for weight-conscious trekkers. On-the-trail information, including custom-made topo maps, elevation profiles, data tables, and labeled panoramas from prominent passes.

The John Muir Trail (JMT) is a long-distance trail in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, passing through Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. From the northern terminus at Happy Isles in Yosemite Valley) and the southern terminus located on the summit of Mount Whitney), the Trail's length is miles ( km), with an elevation Highest point: Mount Whitney, 14, ft (4, m).

The John Muir Trail is a long-distance hiking trail in the High Sierra backcountry, named after famed naturalist, author and Sierra Club founder John Muir. See below for a John Muir Trail map featuring some classic routes along the trail.Getting your John Muir Trail gear list dialed is one of the most exciting parts of preparing for your John Muir Trail thru-hike.

In this complete John Muir Trail gear list, I share every piece of gear I packed for my John Muir Trail hike, from the big items (tent, sleeping bag, bear canister, water filter, camera, etc) all the way down to the.This book, which won the Best Outdoor Book Award from the Outdoor Writers Association of California inis a lively account of one womans adventure on the John Muir Trail.

It is a must-read for those who plan to hike the trail or anyone interested in the trail.4/5.