California John Muir Trail Southbound to Mt. Whitney Trek

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California John Muir Trail Southbound to Mt. Whitney Trek
Embark on this once-in-a-lifetime one-of-a-kind adventure and trek the legendary John Muir Trail, rated one of the top 10 trails on the planet! This incredible Mountain Travel Sobek exclusive expedition will take you through the awe-inspiring and picturesque high Sierra Nevada, covering 135.5 miles of the southern half of the John Muir Trail. Designed for up to 10 adventurers, and fully pack stock-supported, you'll be ensured of a personalized experience with three expert guides, two mule wranglers, and a support team that makes fresh food drops along the way. With only a day pack, you'll traverse mountain passes, camp beside sparkling lakes, and marvel at the stunning alpine meadows. To top it off, you have the opportunity to climb Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States, and experience the thrill of reaching its summit. Don't miss out on the best John Muir Trail hiking adventure. Join us now!
  • 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
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.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly pac ...
Sep 15, 2023 through
Oct 01, 2023
Sep 11, 2023 7:00 PM
16 Nights from
$12,995.00 (USD)
Per Person


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.