JMT Day 11—Guitar Lake to Whitney Portal (13.7 miles)

Read about my complete John Muir Trail experience, including prep, gear, logistics, and post-hike impressions. I had been told by some NOBOs that I should plan to wake up around 4:00 am if I wanted to summit Mt Whitney in … Continued

JMT Day 10—Forester Pass to Guitar Lake (20.7 miles)

Read about my complete John Muir Trail experience, including prep, gear, logistics, and post-hike impressions. This was probably my easiest day on the trail since Day 1 in Lyell Canyon. To be specific, the hiking was much more difficult than … Continued