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John Muir Trail


John Muir Trail 2019 - Battling the early season snow


Backpacking The John Muir Trail Documentary


John Muir Trail - A 13 Day Documentary


10 things I would have changed on my JMT thru-hike


The John Muir Trail: Mile by Mile, One Second at a Time (Northbound 2015)

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 official length is 210.4 miles (338.6 km), with an elevation gain of approximately 47,000 feet (14,000 m). For almost all of its length, the trail is in the High Sierra backcountry and wilderness areas. For about 160 miles (260 km), the trail, named for naturalist John Muir, follows the same footpath as the longer Pacific Crest Trail.