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.
I’m not always fond of T-shirts, especially commemorative T-shirts, but I really like this John Muir Trail T-Shirt from Anywhere Wild.
Some people really hate rock cairns. But on the John Muir Trail, they often serve a very useful purpose.
Puck Walsh, a man who calls himself a thru-hiker in training (as are we all), hiked the John Muir Trail in the summer of 2014. He took a picture of the trail every half-mile (!) and shot a 360-degree video at the top of every pass.
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.