Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail

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.

Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail

Author: Inga Aksamit

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ISBN: 9780997061802

Page: 260

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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.

Ansel Adams John Muir Dinkey Lakes and Monarch Wildernesses Proposed New Management Direction Amending the Land and Resource Management Plans for the Inyo National Forest N F Sierra National Forest N F and Sequoia National Forest N F

wet and moist meadows have seasonally high water tables , primarily in spring
and early summer . Meadow soils that are ... These soils do not compact well ,
making them particularly susceptible to erosion and dust formation on trails and
in campsites . Impacts that ... Water Quality Streams and lakes within the project
area generally exhibit excellent water quality with low temperatures , low
conductivity ...

Ansel Adams  John Muir  Dinkey Lakes and Monarch Wildernesses  Proposed New Management Direction  Amending the Land and Resource Management Plans for the Inyo National Forest  N F    Sierra National Forest  N F   and Sequoia National Forest  N F

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Pathway in the Sky

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 .

Pathway in the Sky

Author: Hal Roth

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Page: 231

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Illustrated account of events leading to construction of the 212-mile trail, and natural history of the area from Yosemite Valley to Mt. Whitney.

John Muir Trail Topographic Map Guide

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.

John Muir Trail Topographic Map Guide

Author: National Geographic Maps - Trails Illustrated

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ISBN: 9781566956895

Page: 48

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•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

The Illuminated Landscape

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 ...

The Illuminated Landscape

Author: Gary Noy

Publisher: Heyday Books

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Page: 447

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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.

California s Wilderness Areas Mountains and coastal ranges

DAY HIKE : CATHEDRAL LAKES One - way length : 3.5 miles Low and high
elevations : 8,500 to 9,600 feet Difficulty ... The first part of the hike follows the
John Muir Trail up the Lyell Fork of the Tuolumne River through Lyell Canyon ,
passing ...

California s Wilderness Areas  Mountains and coastal ranges

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Publisher: Westcliffe Pub

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Page: 328

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Runner s World

Running 220 Miles of Bad Road B eginning just south of Mount Whitney , the
highest peak in the continental United States , the John Muir Trail extends 220
miles through the Sierra Nevada wilderness to Yosemite Valley . This scenic trail
 ...

Runner s World

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Overland Monthly and The Out West Magazine

Thus, when finished—after many years perhaps, the John Muir Trail will consist
of two independent paths from Yosemite to Sequoia, one low and one high, and it
will be possible to make the entire trip without retracing one's steps. The streams
 ...

Overland Monthly and The Out West Magazine

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Rider s California

The John Muir Trail and the High Sierra The ** John Muir Trail , the high
mountain route which , climbing from the floor of the Yosemite Valley , skirts the
crest of the Sierra southward for over 200 miles to the summit of Mount Whitney ,
is now ...

Rider s California

Author: Fremont Rider

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Page: 667

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Basey s Sierra Nevada Textbook

Guide to the Theodore Solomons Trail . Western Tanager Press . The Solomons
trail is a trail Rowell , Galen . 1989. The John Muir Trail : Along the lower in
elevation than the John Muir Trail but traverses High , Wild Sierra . April 1989
issue of ...

Basey s Sierra Nevada Textbook

Author: Harold E. Basey

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Page: 434

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Just Over the Next Ridge

To go down the other side , you walk across the river on the low bridge and turn
right on the John Muir Trail . Howard Duncan , who ... One of the things to look at
from this side of the river is the high gorge wall on the other side . It towers 450 to
 ...

Just Over the Next Ridge

Author: Carson Brewer

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ISBN: 9780961565640

Page: 181

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Hiking Camping and Mountaineering

The John Muir Trail : This trailway traverses the Sierra range in California and
was named for John Muir ( 1838-1914 ) , famous ... The chief mode of travel
through the High Sierra is afoot or on horseback with rucksack or pack - train .
The trail generally runs at elevations from 6,000 to 10,000 feet . People living in
low altitudes may find it necessary to rest a few days at the 5,000 or 6,000 feet
level , before ...

Hiking  Camping and Mountaineering

Author: Roland C. Geist

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Page: 304

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The Life and Adventures of John Muir

He solved the problem of distraction in the ecologist ' s way — by relating
phenomena to one another . ... Muir theorized that the seed of the high -
mountain species had been brought down by the several streams that plunged
into the valley to join the growing river . ... According to Matthes these rocks were
once the crust of a low - lying , worndown range and have been raised by the
upwelling , molten ...

The Life and Adventures of John Muir

Author: James Mitchell Clarke

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Page: 324

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A Night on the Ground a Day in the Open

High cirrus , low morning sun Tea in the doorway : Muir Pass Hut Looking after
the essentials at home in the hut involved ... although he crossed it on the fourth
of March 1929 on his way to becoming the first to ski the John Muir Trail , all
alone .

A Night on the Ground  a Day in the Open

Author: Doug Robinson

Publisher: Mountain N 'Air Books

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Page: 255

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Adventure Running

John Muir Trail , California TELESCOPE PEAK , CALIFORNIA 19. ... from June to
September , but even at this time storms may brew suddenly and dump several
inches of snow on the highest peaks . ... backpacks for runners and backpackers ,
sponsors the John Muir Challenge , a low - key race along the length of the trail .

Adventure Running

Author: Jerry Schad

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Page: 304

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