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
Hauser Canyon Trail
Distance: 13.5 miles | Hiking time: 8 hours | Difficulty: 8/10
The Hauser Canyon Trail hike takes you along a section of the PCT south of Lake Morena and past Morena Butte. Most of the trail is well traveled, though in the lower portion of the hike within the canyon the trail can get overgrown and difficult…