Describes the 220-mile passage of the John Muir Trail (JMT) from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney
Divides the trail into 13 sections and provides key information on each, including elevation profiles, distance from previous point and total mileage
Includes detailed directions and UTM coordinates to locate important junctions, lateral trails, campsites, food-storage boxes and points of interest
Features a comprehensive table of campsites, 17 topographic maps and 15 side trips to notable peaks
Provides pre-trip planning information including details on food resupplies, gear, permits and more
Made in USA.
From the publisher: Stretching 220 miles from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney and onward to Whitney Portal, California's famed John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the most popular backpacking routes in the U.S. It passes through some of the most dramatic scenery in the country: massive granite peaks, dizzying waterfalls, pristine alpine lakes and vibrant meadows filled with Sierra wildflowers. Whether you're hiking the entire JMT or just sections of it, you'll find expert start-to-finish advice in the updated edition of this guidebook.