John Muir Trail Itinerary Planning And Resources

John Muir Trail Itinerary Planning And Resources

In this post I’ll outline how to plan and prepare for your John Muir Trail itinerary to custom fit your needs and goals. I’ll also share which resources I used to help plan my itinerary and keep myself on pace each day on the trail. As a hiker that finished the JMT in 11 days, this post is going to be focused on helping those of you who are interested in finishing the John Muir Trail in a similar number of days.

How To Apply For A John Muir Trail Permit

How To Apply For A John Muir Trail Permit (Updated for 2019!)

Obtaining a permit to hike the John Muir Trail is arguably the most difficult and frustrating aspect of planning for a JMT thru-hike. With this guide, I’ll walk you through the entire process. I also hope to give you a few key pointers and links to resources that I found useful in submitting for a permit on my John Muir Trail thru-hike.

A 16 Week Training Guide To Help You Prepare For The John Muir Trail

A 16 Week Training Guide To Help You Prepare For The John Muir Trail

Having to carry all of your food and gear for over 225 miles on the John Muir Trail with nearly 47,000ft of elevation gain requires a level of focus and dedication to conditioning that many lack. In this 16 week training guide, I’ll provide a roadmap to help aspiring JMT hikers gain the fitness required to make their trail goals a reality.

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20 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit The Grand Canyon

Few words can express the journey one takes hiking into the Grand Canyon through layers of tapeats sandstone, bright angel shale, and redwall limestone. See my 20 favorite photos that will make you want to visit the Grand Canyon!