Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail

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.

Author: Inga Aksamit

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ISBN: 0997061804

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Sierra North

Sierra North

An Unofficial Acclimatization Guideline: Your HighAltitude Guideline for the John Muir Trail, 2020. Beck, Steve. Yosemite Trout Fishing Guide.

Author: Elizabeth Wenk

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 9780899978871

Category: Travel

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Find the Best Hikes and Backpacking Trips in California’s Sierra Nevada The rush of trekking through nature, the thrill of experiencing new places, the reward of discovering beautiful sights—all of this awaits in the Sierra Nevada. For more than 40 years, this definitive guidebook has led readers along the top trails between the mountain range’s northern boundary and the southern edge of Yosemite National Park. Now, with this revised and updated edition, let hiking experts Elizabeth Wenk and Mike White show you the way. Sierra North features 86 meticulously selected trips, from new routes to old favorites. Traverse Hoover Wilderness, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, Emigrant Wilderness, Desolation Wilderness, and more. The trips are organized around major highways and roads, so it’s easy to choose your next adventure. Just pick an area, drive there, and go hiking. Inside you’ll find 86 trips that range from quick overnighters to 11-day excursions Complete trip details, including day-by-day trail descriptions, GPS waypoints, and elevation data 36 trailhead maps that show the routes for every trip Beginner tips and trusted advice on camping, fishing, and bear safety Information on side trips, geology, natural history, and more Planning your trip into the northern Sierra backcountry is easier than ever before. For additional hiking and backpacking opportunities, see the companion guide Sierra South.
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Sierra South

Sierra South

The Sierra High Route: Traversing Timberline Country. Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers ... Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail. San Bernardino, CA: Pacific ...

Author: Elizabeth Wenk

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 9780899978857

Category: Travel

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Find the Best Hikes and Backpacking Trips in California’s Sierra Nevada The rush of trekking through nature, the thrill of experiencing new places, the reward of discovering beautiful sights—all of this awaits in the Sierra Nevada. For more than 40 years, this definitive guidebook has led readers along the top trails between Tehachapi Pass and the southern border of Yosemite National Park. Now, with the revised and updated edition, let hiking experts Elizabeth Wenk and Mike White show you the way. Sierra South features 84 meticulously selected trips, from new routes to old favorites. Traverse the stunning wilderness areas and national forests of the region, including Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, John Muir Wilderness, Ansel Adams Wilderness, and many more. The trips are organized around major highways and roads, so it’s easy to choose your next adventure. Just pick an area, drive there, and go hiking. Inside you’ll find 84 trips that range from quick overnighters to 12-day excursions Complete trip details, including day-by-day trail descriptions, GPS waypoints, and elevation data 41 trailhead maps that show the routes for every trip Beginner tips and trusted advice on camping, fishing, and bear safety Information on side trips, geology, natural history, and more Planning your trip into the southern Sierra backcountry is easier than ever before. For additional hiking and backpacking opportunities, see the companion guide Sierra North.
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Wildflowers of the High Sierra and John Muir Trail

Wildflowers of the High Sierra and John Muir Trail

The only sure way to confirm your identification is to look at the seed: The seed ... The low cryptantha can be found at Virginia Lakes Basin, Convict Creek ...

Author: Elizabeth Wenk

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 9780899977386

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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This new book by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk includes photos and descriptions of approximately 300 species of wildflowers and flowering shrubs in the High Sierra. Focused on areas above 8,000 feet in elevation from Yosemite south through the Whitney Region, by restricting the collection of species to higher elevations, the book can include all commonly seen species and nearly half of all higher elevation species in a compact guide. Make plant identification more approachable to hikers, this book differentiates between species using features easily identifiable to a non-botanist. Descriptions include the species’ common and scientific names, family name, growth form, flowering time, elevation range, region, specific locations on popular trails, and how to identify the plant using color, petal number, leaf shape, height, and more.
Categories: Nature

Discovering the John Muir Trail

Discovering the John Muir Trail

visit the Sierra and the JMT. The high passes become free of snow, temperatures range from the mid-70s to low 40s Fahrenheit, and afternoon showers cool the ...

Author: Damon Corso

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493031252

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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From beginners to thru-hikers, Discovering the John Muir Trail has something for anyone that wants a connection with what Backpacker Magazine has called “The best hike in the world.” Taking on the JMT is a pilgrimage because of both its beauty and accessibility. Let Damon Corso guide you across the best trails that the John Muir Trail has to offer. Complete with full-color photography of the Sierra Nevada Mountains from acclaimed photographs like Galen Rowell and Jimmy Chin, you’ll also have hikes suited to every ability, mile-by-mile directional cues, sidebars, and maps.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

The John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail

JMT from Yosemite or Tuolumne Meadows to Reds Meadow, including Lyell ... (at least in the high 20s Celcius and probably well into the 30s), with some low ...

Author: Alan Castle

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN: 9781783621385

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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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 (El Capitan and Half-Dome) to the summit of Mount Whitney (14,496ft), the highest peak in the US outside Alaska. The route is described in 21 day stages. All you need to know to plan and prepare for your trip is contained within this guide, 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. 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.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

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

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

The trail to Blue Lake is quite steep and many people cannot make it beyond this ... the current low use and low human disturbance level and maintains high ...

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ISBN: NWU:35556043256064

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The Sierra High Route

The Sierra High Route

His High Route is a vision born of over forty years' exploration, ... trek — a low impact alternative to the popular John Muir Trail — and in this new ...

Author: Steve Roper

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 0898865069

Category: Travel

Page: 238

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No ordinary guidebook, Sierra High Route leads you from point to point through a spectacular 195-mile timberline route in California's High Sierra. The route follows a general direction but no particular trail, thus causing little or no impact and allowing hikers to experience the beautiful sub-alpine region of the High Sierra in a unique way.
Categories: Travel

Pathway in the Sky

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 .

Author: Hal Roth

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035785950

Category: John Muir Trail (Calif.)

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.
Categories: John Muir Trail (Calif.)

Camping and Backpacking with Children

Camping and Backpacking with Children

mets , a major low - pressure area is fast approaching . ... If you hike the High Sierra's John Muir Trail in summer , be prepared for hot days and cold ...

Author: Steve Boga

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811725227

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

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A guide to making outdoor experiences enjoyable for parents and children covers proper equipment, hiking, living in camp, coping with the weather, staying healthy, and surviving in the wild
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Walk the John Muir Way

Walk the John Muir Way

The John Muir trail follows the estuary and eventually crosses the Tyne at the ... a broad sweep at low tide, but much of the beach is covered at high tide.

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Publisher: Walkguides

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The Hungry Spork

The Hungry Spork

Going on a thru-hike? The daunting task of preparing meals for a long-distance trek just got easier. Here is a comprehensive guide to planning fast, wholesome, high energy meals with minimal additives and preservatives.

Author: Inga Aksamit

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ISBN: 0997061820

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Going on a thru-hike? The daunting task of preparing meals for a long-distance trek just got easier. Here is a comprehensive guide to planning fast, wholesome, high energy meals with minimal additives and preservatives. The prep work is done at home so these delicious meals can be brought to life on the trail with nothing more than a warm water soak.More than a dozen recipes made from freeze-dried or dehydrated ingredients have been trail tested and reviewed by long-distance hikers. Those with dietary preferences and restrictions, including vegetarians and gluten-free adherents, will find that they can easily modify ingredients to fit their needs. Tips for boosting calories and protein are provided, as well as insights about nutrition, equipment, resupply, and food safety. Color interior.
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The Getaway Guide to the John Muir Trail

The Getaway Guide to the John Muir Trail

The types of boots to consider for hiking the JMT range from heavy ... even the low-cut variety, over traditional mountaineering boots or rugged backpacking ...

Author: Guy Saperstein

Publisher: RDR Books

ISBN: 1571430989

Category: Travel

Page: 180

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The Sierra Nevada is one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in The world - and the John Muir Trail winds through the very best of it. This book is the story of a hike of the JMT, but it is mostly a guide for preparing and planning to do such a trip - in whole, or in sections The JMT is a trail that is not interrupted by a single road for over 200 miles
Categories: Travel

The Incredible Travel Tales of John Muir Illustrated Edition

The Incredible Travel Tales of John Muir  Illustrated Edition

Now comes the rain, with corresponding extravagant grandeur, covering the ground high and low with a sheet of flowing water, a transparent film fitted like ...

Author: John Muir

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788075838162

Category: Travel

Page: 1250

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During his numerous travels across the North America John Muir left behind a several travel books and travel reports. In September 1867, Muir undertook a walk of about 1,000 miles from Indiana to Florida, which he recounted in his book A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf. He had no specific route chosen, except to go by the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find. Upon coming to California Muir immediately left for a visit to Yosemite, a place he had only read about. His hiking journeys through the mountains, valleys,forests andglaciersof Sierra are vividly described in books My First Summer in the Sierra and The Mountains of California. Muir also made four trips to Alaska and he documented these experiences in books Travels in Alaska and The Cruise of the Corwin. Steep Trails is collection of Muir's papers written during his journeysover a period of twenty-nine years collected by William Frederic Badè. Table of Contents: A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf My First Summer in the Sierra The Mountains of California Travels in Alaska The Cruise of the Corwin Steep Trails John Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountainsof California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization.
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Day and Section Hikes John Muir Trail

Day and Section Hikes  John Muir Trail

Average Temperature (Fahrenheit) by Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun High 47 55 58 65 71 80 Low 25 26 30 34 39 46 Rainfall 6.4" 6.6" 5.9" 3.3" 1.5" 0.5" Jul ...

Author: Kathleen Dodge Doherty

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

ISBN: 9780897329637

Category: Travel

Page: 160

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The John Muir Trail runs a spectacular 211 miles from Yosemite Valley to the foot of Mount Whitney, crossing through Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks, the Inyo National Forest, and the Devils Postpile National Monument. This guide has descriptions for six day hikes, five overnight hikes, and the entire trail in six sections, and includes transit and lodging information, altitude profiles, a GPS-based trail map, and ratings for scenery, trail condition, difficulty, accessibility for children, and solitude.
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Sequoia Kings Canyon

Sequoia   Kings Canyon

FRONTCOUNTRY PRESCRIPTIONS BACKCOUNTRY PRESCRIPTIONS Low - Use ... Examples : Pacific Crest Trail , John Muir Trail , High Sierra Trail , Rae Lakes Loop .

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ISBN: UOM:39015051251166

Category: Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.)

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Categories: Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.)

CALIFORNIA by John Muir Illustrated Edition

CALIFORNIA by John Muir  Illustrated Edition

Skirting the lake, you make your way over low bluffs and moraine piles, ... with boulders that crossing them at the time of high water is rather dangerous.

Author: John Muir

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 9788075838117

Category: Travel

Page: 945

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When the well-known naturalist and environmentalist, John Muir finally settled in San Francisco, he immediately left for a week-long visit to Yosemite, a place he had only read about. Seeing it for the first time, Muir noted that "He was overwhelmed by the landscape, scrambling down steep cliff faces to get a closer look at the waterfalls, whooping and howling at the vistas, jumping tirelessly from flower to flower." He climbed a number of mountains, including Cathedral Peak and Mount Dana, and hiked the old Indian trail down Bloody Canyon to Mono Lake. He lived in the cabin for two years and wrote about this period in his book First Summer in the Sierra. Muir wrote few more books about his days in California and also a few about California's nature and wild life including The Mountains of California, Our National Parks, The Yosemite and Picturesque California. Table of Contents: My First Summer in the Sierra Picturesque California The Mountains of California Our National Parks The Yosemite John Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization.
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The John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail

Or you can head southeast from Clark Lakes along the High Trail to Agnew ... to the River Trail, a low-level route between the exit trail from Thousand ...

Author: Don Lowe

Publisher: Caxton Press

ISBN: 0870044133

Category: Nature

Page: 130

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Nowhere does magnificent scenery, a vast network of interconnecting trails and beneficent weather come together so gloriously as in the High Sierra of California. This guide includes detailed maps showing trails, campsites and contours, with descriptive text and many photos.
Categories: Nature