John Muir Trail

Alas, only a tiny piece of this gorgeous trail.  August 2008 with nephew Daniel.  Went something like this —

  • Day 1: Met at SF airport.  Drive eastward across CA over Yosemite pass.  Unexpected side-trip in Yosemite. Gorgeous views all around, on descent to US 395 in eastern CA. Motel in Mammoth Lakes
  • Day 2: Register, sign in, get bear vaults, bus to trailhead from ski area.  On-trail by 2 PM or so. Nice campsite.
  • Day 3: southward maybe 10 miles on JMT but Daniel not feeling well. Backtracked to junction of Ducks Pass.
  • Day 4: Ducks pass down to civilization, bus rides back to car at Mammoth Lakes ski area.
  • Day 5: Back to SF airport via Sonora pass

So, only a couple of days actually on the JMT.  If that.