THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL (CICERONE)

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Guidebook to walking North America's John Muir trek through California's High Sierra from Yosemite (El Capitan and Half-Dome) to the summit of Mount Witney. The 216 mile route is split into 21 daily stages, with full information on preparation, permits, wilderness, bears, water. Part of the Pacific Crest Trail

The John Muir Trail
by John Castle

Guidebook to walking North America's John Muir trek through California’s High Sierra from Yosemite (El Capitan and Half-Dome) to Mount Witney, the highest peak in the continental US. The 216 mile route is split into 21 daily stages, with full information on preparation, permits, wilderness, bears, water. Part of the Pacific Crest Trail.

The John Muir Trail (JMT) is one of the world’s most spectacular treks and is North America’s best known mid-distance walking trail. It runs for 216 miles through the high Sierra Nevada mountains of California, from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mount Whitney (14, 496ft), the highest peak in the USA outside Alaska. The walking trail, which is named after the great 19th-century Scottish naturalist, conservationist and writer John Muir, is entirely through the unspoilt wilderness of the American West and passes through three national parks: Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.

To walk the John Muir Trail successfully thorough planning is required. All you need to know to plan and prepare for your trip is contained within these pages, from obtaining trekking permits to buying trek food and forwarding food caches along the trail. Abundant advice is given on such topics as dealing with inquisitive bears, coping with altitude, negotiating river crossings, as well as tips on booking transport to and from the trailheads and on what equipment to take. In addition there is a detailed description of the flora and fauna of this remarkable region.

ISBN  9781852843960

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