Day: 13 | Distance: 18.4 mi | Final Summit: Mt Whitney (14,495′) As I woke up at 4:00 am, I knew today was going to
John Muir Trail Day 12 – Vidette Meadows Over Forester Pass to Crabtree Meadows.
Day: 12 | Distance: 20.8 mi | Mountain Pass: 10/10 – Forester Pass (13,200’) As I woke up at Vidette Meadows on the twelfth day
John Muir Trail Day 11 – Lake Marjorie over Pinchot Pass and Glen Pass to Vidette Meadows.
Day: 11 | Distance: 22.9 mi | Mountain Pass: 8/10 – Pinchot Pass (12,100’), 9/10 – Glen Pass (11,980’) Lake Marjorie to Pinchot Pass As
John Muir Trail Day 10 – Grouse Meadow over Mather Pass to Lake Marjorie.
Day: 10 | Distance: 20.1 mi | Mountain pass: 7/11 – Mather Pass (12,080′) Waking up at Grouse Meadow, I couldn’t help but appreciate the
John Muir Trail Day 9 – Colby Meadow over Muir Pass to Grouse Meadow.
Day: 9 | Distance: 17.9 mi | Mountain Pass: 6/10 – Muir Pass (11,955′) Early to bed, early to rise gives you those glorious grand
John Muir Trail Day 8 – Marie Lake to Muir Trail Ranch and Colby Meadow.
Day: 8 | Distance: 20.8 mi | Mountains Pass: 5/10 – Seldon Pass (10,870′) There are few things in life that can compare to waking up
John Muir Trail Day 7 – Squaw Lake to Marie Lake.
Day: 7 | Distance: 21 mi | Mountains Pass: 4/10 – Silver Pass (10,900′) As I wake up at Squaw Lake to the sound of
John Muir Trail Day 6 – Reds Meadow to Squaw Lake.
Day: 6 | Distance: 21.4 mi As I set out from the backpackers camp at Reds Meadow, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of
John Muir Trail Day 5 – Past Donahue Pass to Reds Meadow.
Day:5 | Distance: 19.5 mi | Mountain pass 3/10: Island Pass (10,221′) As sunlight broke on my tent, I was surprised to find that my
John Muir Trail Day 4 – Tuolumne Meadows over Donahue Pass.
Woke up at 4:30am to wait in line at the Visitors Center for walk-up permits out of Yosemite. My morning routine needs work. Don beat me the…