This lively account of a woman's trek on the John Muir Trail is a must-read for those who plan to hike the trail or armchair travelers who want to live the adventure vicariously.
Author: Inga Aksamit
This lively account of a woman's trek on the John Muir Trail is a must-read for those who plan to hike the trail or armchair travelers who want to live the adventure vicariously. Written in journal style, the author's description of the majestic scenery, comradery of trail friends and challenges of the terrain are engaging and informative.
DONOHUE PASS TO SILVER PASS Snow , Silver Pass Ε . Α . ΝΟΣ - SILVER
PASS TO MUIR ... and well experienced in the craft of camping on snow ,
Bartholomew was surprised by the relatively mild winter at the high altitude of the
John Muir Trail . ... He took high and low temperatures at 17 locations which
averaged 35 .
Author: Hal Roth
Illustrated account of events leading to construction of the 212-mile trail, and natural history of the area from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney.
Formatted to meet your needs while navigating this breathtaking and remote trail, the maps within the guide are one-inch-equals-one-mile (1:63,360) making it easy to calculate distances.
Author: National Geographic Maps - Trails Illustrated
•Waterproof •Tear-Resistant •Topographic Map Guide National Geographic's Map Guide of the John Muir Trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides detailed topographic maps, interesting history, a waypoint table, information about resupply and bear safety, and key points of interest you will encounter along the trail. Formatted to meet your needs while navigating this breathtaking and remote trail, the maps within the guide are one-inch-equals-one-mile (1:63,360) making it easy to calculate distances. Each map page has a trail profile that shows the elevation changes you will encounter. Also, the John Muir Trail is highlighted and centered on each page so you can easily track your progress. The maps start at the northern terminus in Yosemite Valley and progress along the ridge of the Sierra Nevada, past Devils Postpile, and end at the highest point in the lower 48 on the top of Mount Whitney. Along the way you will pass through; Yosemite National Park, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Devils Postpile National Monument, John Muir Wilderness, Kings Canyon National Park, and finally, Sequoia National Park and Mount Whitney. All proceeds from the purchase of National Geographic maps help support the Society's vital exploration, conservation, scientific research, and education programs. Download the GPX file of landmarks along the John Muir Trail. These landmarks match the "Landmarks and Waypoints" page in the John Muir Trail Topographic Map Guide.JohnMuirTrail.gpx
High Elevation Forest Zones along the John Muir Trail Our treks along the John
Muir Trail are subdivided ( in our minds ) in many ways— “ sections between
resupplys , ” “ watersheds of Sierran rivers , ” “ high country and low valleys ...
Author: Gary Noy
Publisher: Heyday Books
An anthology of essays, poetry and stories on the Sierra Nevada experience features pieces by famous and local authors and includes coverage of topics ranging from a Native American creation myth and mining camp life to the journey of a deer through Beetle Rock and the ecological impact of a simple camping trip.
Author: William Wallace Rhodes
Describes nearly fifty of the major U.S. national parks, offers advice on lodgings, and provides brief information about U.S. monuments, historic sites, and battlefields