California John Muir Trail Southbound to Mt. Whitney Trek

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California John Muir Trail Southbound to Mt. Whitney Trek
Venture out on this exclusive trekking expedition set in the high Sierra Nevada, covering the southern half of the 212-mile-long John Muir Trail, from Lake Florence southward to Mount Whitney (14,505'), the highest peak in the continental United States. On this fully supported epic trip along what National Geographic claims as one of the "top ten trails on the planet," camp along mountain lakes, traverse mountain passes, and marvel at wildflower-dotted meadows. Once you've hiked the trail's southern part, be inspired to come back to tackle the northern half! This route is also fully mule-supported and led by top MT Sobek guides.
  • Hike through the Sierra Nevada most scenic wilderness trails on this exclusive MT Sobek expedition
  • Enjoy views of stunning mountain peaks and wildflower-dotted meadows - California's High Sierra at its finest
  • Finish in style by summiting Mount Whitney, the continental United States' highest peak, at 14,505 feet

Minimum Age: 15
  • Adventure and Active
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Day Destination
1 Arrive in Fresno, California
2 Follow the South Fork of the San Joaquin River
3 Hike from Piute Creek to Goddard Canyon
4 Reach Evolution Lake
5 Descend into LeConte Canyon
6 Head for Mather Pass & Camp at Palisades Lakes
7 Climb Mather Pass & Reach South Fork of the Kings River
8 Tackle Pinchot Pass & Descend to Crater Mountain Plateau
9 Hike Up to Arrowhead Lake
10 Ascend Glenn Pass and Hike to Center Basin
11 Face Forester Pass, the Highest On the JMT
12 Hike to Wallace Creek
13 Hike to Mt. Whitney Basecamp
14 Attempt the Summit of Mount Whitney
15 Meander Crabtree Meadows to Rock Creek
16 Pass Golden Trout Wilderness & Rest in Lone Pine
17 Travel Home
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.