Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail

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Pacific Adventures Press #ad - Armchair adventurers will enjoy the tale as well. Whitney. 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. Updated to include a northbound section from Horseshoe Meadows to Onion Valley. Along the way, trekkers will see how she and her husband met obstacles head-on, lightened their load, planned meals and managed daily logistics for more than three weeks on the trail.

The john muir trail traces an undulating path along the crest of the High Sierra with legendary elevation gains and losses of more 84, topping out at 14, 000 feet, 505 feet on the summit of Mt. This lively account of a woman’s trek on the john muir trail, which won the Best Outdoor Book award from the Outdoor Writers Association of California in 2015, is a must-read for those who plan to hike the trail.

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John Muir Trail: The Essential Guide to Hiking America's Most Famous Trail

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Wilderness Press #ad - Note that the text includes the southbound trail description, while the full guide with the northbound description is available as a separate ebook product. The trail descriptions also include natural and human history to provide a workout for both body and mind -- a must-have for any Muir Trail enthusiast.

John muir Trail 5th Ed. Whitney. Elizabeth wenk's authoritative guide describes the 212-mile John Muir Trail, running from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mt. John muir trail provides all the necessary planning information, trailhead amenities, including up-to-date details on wilderness and permit regulations, food resupplies, and travel from nearby cities.

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The Hungry Spork: A Long Distance Hiker's Guide to Meal Planning

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Pacific Adventures Press #ad - Each recipe has been trail tested by long-distance hikers whose comments and suggestions are listed separately. Her focus is on assembling healthy, tasty meals with an international flair from freeze-dried or dehydrated ingredients. Information on nutrition, equipment, resupply, and food safety is included.

Fan favorites include bbq chicken and Mashed Potatoes, Indian Lentils and Quinoa, and Indonesian Noodles. In addition to her recipes, she offers tips for boosting calories and protein in commercial meal pouches and provides inspiration for home-dehydrated meals. Those with dietary preferences and restrictions, including vegetarians and gluten-free adherents, will find that they can easily modify ingredients to fit their needs.

The author, alaska, ” has hiked trails in California, who wrote “Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail, Peru and Europe. John muir Trail 5th Ed. The magic is that 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. Going on a thru-hike? The daunting task of preparing meals for a long-distance trek just got easier.

The Hungry Spork: A Long Distance Hiker's Guide to Meal Planning #ad - Several variations are presented for each recipe. More than a dozen recipes made from freeze-dried or dehydrated ingredients can be used in rotation to maintain variety. For example, rice noodles can be substituted for wheat ramen and legumes, while grains or textured vegetable protein can be used in place of meats.

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John Muir Trail Map-Pack: Shaded Relief Topo Maps Tom Harrison Maps

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Tom Harrison Maps #ad - Well marked trails over USGS topo maps that were beautifully enhanced with shaded relief to better distinguish details. 1 inch on map equals 1 mile. Scale 1:630360 Gps compatible! - Complete UTM Grid. John muir Trail 5th Ed. Shaded relief topo maps packet of the famous Sierra High Route that will take hikers from Mount Whitney to Yosemite, CA.

Whitney portal, agnew meadows, oak creek, taboose creek, mono pass, onion valley, mammoth lakes, Bear Creek, Florence Lake, North and South Lakes, Symmes Creek, Tuolomne Meadows, Devils Postpile, Pine Creek, Vermilion, Silver Lake, McGee Creek, and finally the Yosemite Valley.

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John Muir Trail Topographic Map Guide National Geographic Topographic Map Guide 1001

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National Geographic Maps #ad - Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides detailed topographic maps, a waypoint table, information about wilderness safety, interesting history, and key points of interest you will encounter along the trail. Each map page has a detailed trail profile that shows the elevation changes you will encounter.

A full utm grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation. Other features found on this map include: ansel adams wilderness, mount williamson, middle palisade, vernal fall, mount agassiz, bridalveil fall, yosemite national park, mount muir, mount darwin, Mount Russell, Sierra National Forest, Sierra Nevada, Mount Powell, Kings Canyon National Park, Mount Ritter, Ribbon Fall, John Muir Wilderness, Mount Tyndall, Lake Thomas A Edison, Mount Whitney, Sequoia National Park, Inyo National Forest, Illilouette Falls, Split Mountain, Nevada Fall, Lower Yosemite Fall, North Palisade, El Capitan, Mount Pinchot, Ritter Range, Upper Yosemite Falls, Yosemite Valley.

Map scale = 1:63, 360folded Size = 4. 25" x 9. 25" john muir Trail 5th Ed. National geographic's map guide of the john muir trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides de.

John Muir Trail Topographic Map Guide National Geographic Topographic Map Guide 1001 #ad - Every topographic map Guide is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. Along the way you will pass through; yosemite national park, and finally, Kings Canyon National Park, John Muir Wilderness, Devils Postpile National Monument, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sequoia National Park and Mount Whitney.

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Trudge: A Midlife Crisis on the John Muir Trail

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Acorn Publishing #ad - But will inner strength be enough? Given her grim circumstances, she chooses to believe her husband’s words: even ordinary people can do extraordinary things. She is fifty, asthmatic, overweight, with arthritic knees. Trudging along, lori walks most of the trail alone, and eventually loses her way. Lost on the trail lori is forced to dig deep into her soul to find the strength to go on.

Lori oliver-Tierney is every woman with a dream. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides de. She can’t breathe and is using her asthma inhaler with alarming frequency. John muir Trail 5th Ed. National geographic's map guide of the john muir trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States.

Trudge: A Midlife Crisis on the John Muir Trail #ad - And like so many married women with children, she’s lost herself. When she decides to hike the john muir trail, 650-mile pacific Crest Trail, considered by many to be the most challenging and beautiful part of the 2, she’s sure it will help her reconnect with the adventurous girl inside. But by the end of the first day, Lori realizes she may have made a huge mistake.

Monstrous bleeding blisters oozing with pus line the backs of her heels. It soon becomes painfully apparent her hiking partner, Debra, can hardly stand her.

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John Muir Trail Data Book

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Wilderness Press #ad - John muir Trail 5th Ed. National geographic's map guide of the john muir trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. This is followed by on-the-trail information, including custom-made topo maps, elevation profiles, data tables, and labeled panoramas from prominent passes.

A derivative of the comprehensive John Muir Trail by Sierra expert Elizabeth Wenk, this data book is perfect for the weight-conscious hiker. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides de. John muir Trail Data Book. There are tables for trail junctions, ranger stations, nearly 300 campsites, food-storage lockers, and lateral trails accessing the JMT.

John Muir Trail Data Book #ad - For detailed information on planning for your trip, or a trail description, considerations for hiking in the Sierra Nevada, those are only available in the comprehensive John Muir Trail book. A brief introductory section provides planning data, including information on permits, trailhead transport, and food resupplies.

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Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail Outdoor Lives

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University of Nebraska Press #ad - But she never imagined that the twenty-eight-day hike would change her life. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides de. Part memoir, part travelogue, part nature writing, Almost Somewhere is Roberts’s account of that hike. John muir had written of the sierra Nevada as a “vast range of light, ” and this was exactly what Roberts was looking for.

John muir Trail Data Book. Day one, and already she was lying in her journal. John muir Trail 5th Ed. National geographic's map guide of the john muir trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. Candid and funny and, finally, wise, almost somewhere is not just the whimsical coming-of-age story of a young woman ill-prepared for a month in the mountains but also the reflection of a distinctly feminine view of nature.

Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail Outdoor Lives #ad - Watch a book trailer. Her story of a month in the backcountry—confronting bears, broken equipment, injuries, snowy passes, and strange men—is as much about finding a woman’s way into outdoor experience as it is about the natural world she so eloquently describes. It was 1993, and when her friend suggested they hike california’s John Muir Trail, Suzanne Roberts had just finished college, the adventure sounded like the perfect distraction from a difficult home life and thoughts about the future.

But traveling with two girlfriends, one experienced and unflappable and the other inexperienced and bulimic, she quickly discovered that she needed a new frame of reference.

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Plan & Go | John Muir Trail: All you need to know to complete one of the world's greatest trails Plan & Go Hiking

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sandiburg press #ad - In response to the ever-increasing popularity of the JMT, this fully-updated 2nd edition offers a more comprehensive overview of available permit options and reservation procedures as well as alternate trail access and exit points. It also includes detailed descriptions of popular JMT section hikes that can be completed in a week or less.

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Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76

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Vandeleigh Publishing #ad - Hikers of many ages and walks of life labeled with colorful monikers called trail names and trail angels, planned and total surprises, grace her journey. Not beginning long distance hiking until age 60, snow, mary takes us with her on her trail journeys to experience encounters with the beauty of wilderness from the Eastern ranges of the Appalachian Trail, granite and thick forests of the Pacific Crest Trail, the challenges of desert, and the rugged and the remote grandeur of the Continental Divide Trail.

Along the way she introduces the Trail Community. John muir Trail 5th Ed. National geographic's map guide of the john muir trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. Challenges of failing body parts add drama and obstacles to be overcome like rocks in the trail or adapted to like the trails that wind slowly up steep mountains.

Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76 #ad - Come along dear readers and experience long trails with the Old Lady on The Trail. Bears, deer, moose, owls, turkey vultures, pronghorn, hawks, eagles, coyotes, and endless supplies of squirrels and chipmunks share the world through which she walked. Everyday challenges of completing seemingly endless miles, encountering new adventures, sometimes with friends and much of the time solo, brought Mary to the first pages of this book on a glorious day sighting two grizzly bears and completing long distance hiking's Triple Crown at age 76.

Throughout this inspirational journey, Mary shares the perspective of an aging adult. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides de.

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Blissters: How I walked from Mexico to Canada one summer

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Gail M. Francis #ad - Though she set out alone, her story includes an eclectic cast of characters. Carrying everything she needed on her back, Francis spent five months walking from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. From the man walking the entire 2, 700 miles in a series of twenty-six wedding dresses, to the woman making the journey in the company of her pet mouse, Francis learned to count on her fellow hikers for entertainment as well as a few important life lessons.

Just before her 40th birthday, Gail Francis quit her perfectly good job and set out to hike one of the great trails of the world. John muir Trail 5th Ed. National geographic's map guide of the john muir trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. Along the way, struggled to navigate high mountain passes, she lost her pack scrambling over scree in the desert, and wore the soles off her boots trekking across lava fields — all within some of the most pristine wilderness in the nation.

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