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Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Sierra Nevada

Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Sierra Nevada

While each section of the PCT boasts its own beauty, the High Sierra is commonly thought of as the most grandiose. This section spans 390.25 miles and has total elevation...

Jul 7, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
Why I am Hiking the John Muir Trail

Why I am Hiking the John Muir Trail

It's been awhile Trekkers, since I've graced the pages of the this dear website. You may remember me from last year, as I walked from Mexico to Canada on the...

Jun 2, 2017 : Katie Brown
Snagging a JMT Permit: A Case Study

Snagging a JMT Permit: A Case Study

My phone alarm rings at 4:03 am and I shut it off quickly, not wanting to wake my friend and her roommates next to me in the frigid, non-insulated cabin...

Jul 29, 2016 : Sprout
Trail Advice For A Newbie On The JMT

Trail Advice For A Newbie On The JMT

However, I have been able to get a little mountain fix by giving some trail advice to a friend who is just departing on the John Muir Trail (JMT). I...

Jul 25, 2016 : Jean Taggart
Hiking the 210-Mile John Muir Trail in Less 3.5 Days: An Interview with Andrew Bentz

Hiking the 210-Mile John Muir Trail in Less 3.5 Days: An Interview with Andrew Bentz

The John Muir Trail is 210.4 miles long.  Two years ago, Andrew Bentz set the trail's unsupported FKT (fastest known time) at 3 days, 10 hours, 59 minutes, and 40...

Jul 18, 2016 : The Editors
6 Reasons to Hike the John Muir Trail

6 Reasons to Hike the John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail extends 211 miles through the exquisite backcountry of the High Sierras. This statement alone may be all the coaxing you need to make your way to...

Feb 12, 2016 : Kate Waite