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.
John Muir has been dead for 100 years now. But that doesn’t mean his legacy is any less powerful now than it was then.
When I hiked the JMT, I didn’t carry an ice axe. But if I had, I would have wanted to carry the CAMP USA Corsa Nanotech Ice Axe.
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.
Alison Nadler hiked the John Muir Trail in August 2014. Her trail reports are great reading.
I carried 30 pounds or less for the two weeks I hiked the JMT. But some people I met doing an overnight to Mt. Whitney carried significantly more than that. It doesn’t have to be that way, people.