It may be easier to apply for a John Muir Trail permit, but getting one may be more challenging, thanks to a revision in this years reservation process.
If you want to hike the John Muir Trail, you’re going to a wilderness permit from Yosemite National Park. But how do you get one?
To help non-JMT hikers enjoy some of the other tails within Yosemite National Park, the National Park Service has issued a new interim exit quota system, which took effect February 2, 2015.
If you’ve always wanted to hike the JMT, do yourself a favor and bookmark this great John Muir Trail Preparation Guide from Trail to Summit.
The complete recounting of my 13-day hike along the John Muir Trail in one place.
John Muir Trail solo report TL;DR version: I finished.