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California John Muir Trail Northbound to Yosemite Trek

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California John Muir Trail Northbound to Yosemite Trek
Tackle the northbound half of the John Muir Trail set in California's stunning Sierra Nevada, beginning in Lake Florence and ending at Yosemite National Park's beautiful Tuolumne Meadows. Traverse mountain passes through several protected zones, including the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness areas - totaling 103 miles through dazzling scenery of 13,000-foot peaks, countless lakes, huge granite walls, and rich meadows. The hiking is tough but you'll travel light, as the trip is fully aided by mule support and expert MT Sobek guides who share local legends.
  • Hike 103 miles on one of the most scenic wilderness trails in the world
  • Take in spectacular protected areas, including the Ansel Adams and John Muir Wilderness
  • Descend from the Pacific Crest to Yosemite's high-elevation Tuolumne Meadows with its meandering river

Minimum Age: 15
  • Adventure and Active
About MT Sobek
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This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

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Day Destination
1 Arrive in Fresno, California
2 Start the John Muir Trail at Sallie Keyes
3 Hike Over Selden Pass to Rosemarie Meadow
4 Descend to Mono Creek
5 Head Up to Chief Lake
6 Pass Tully Hole & Camp at Duck Lake
7 Onward to Red’s Meadow
8 Reach Ansel Adams Wilderness & Shadow Creek
9 Enjoy Layover Day at Shadow Creek
10 Hike Over Island Pass to Rush Creek Camp
11 Meet the Lyell Fork of the Tuolumne River
12 End the Trek and Return to Fresno
13 Depart Fresno
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.