GUTHOOK’S JOHN MUIR TRAIL GUIDE

The John Muir Trail is one of best hiking trails in the world. The 211-mile trail begins in Yosemite National Park and continues through the Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sequoia National Park, King’s Canyon National Park, and ends at Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the continental United States.

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FEATURES

Works Offline

No mobile service or internet is required after initial setup. The app uses your device’s built-in GPS and downloaded topo maps.

Water Information

Includes the most up-to-date water information gathered by other users of the app. The information is automatically updated in the comments section.

Are We There Yet?

The app knows where you are and calculates the trail distance to the next water source and tenting site.

Hundreds of Waypoints

Over 500 JMT waypoints are plotted on the map, listed in a guide, and plotted on the elevation profile, including water sources, tenting sites, trail junctions, road crossings, landmarks, and town and resupply points of interest.

Resupply Guide

Up-to-date food and gear resupply information, including addresses and mailing information for post offices and other locations that accept and mail out resupply packages.

Town Guide

Comprehensive guide to towns and other services along the trail, including grocery and convenience stores, restaurants, gear and hardware stores, hotels/hostels, post offices, public libraries, showers, campgrounds, and ATMs.

Route Creator Tool

Create your own route with the route creator tool. This is helpful for daily planning or to remember a completed day or section hike.

Elevation Profile

You won’t be surprised by a big climb if you use the elevation profile. Your current location and all waypoints are plotted on the profile.

Details, Details

Every waypoint includes its own detail page, including photos and a longer description of the waypoint.

Offline Maps

Offline map sets include U.S. Geological Survey topo maps (in feet), Open Street Map topo maps (in meters), and satellite imagery. Online maps include various styles of Google Maps (Android) or Apple Maps (iOS). Easily toggle among each type of map.

Comments

Stay up to date by reading other hikers’ waypoint comments and leave your own comments.

Share Your Location

Share your current location with friends and family via an e-mail or text message that includes a Google Maps link to your position. (Note: e-mail messages and text messages may be created while offline, but will be sent only when internet service is available.)

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HOW DO I GET IT?

Take the complete guide to the John Muir Trail with you on your epic backpacking trip from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney

iOS and Android

Guthook’s John Muir Trail Guide is available as a selection in our Guthook Guides app for your iPhone or iPad from the iTunes App Store and for your Android mobile device or tablet from the Google Play Store.

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How to Purchase:

  • Stand-alone ‘Guthook’s JMT Guide’ $9.99
  • Guthook’s PCT Guide in-app purchase: John Muir Trail. Includes the Mount Whitney Trail. $9.99
  • Guthook’s PCT Guide in-app purchase: Super Hiker Special. Includes the entire PCT + John Muir Trail + Mt Whitney Trail + Wonderland Trail $34.99

ABOUT THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL

Location: Western United States • Length: 211 miles/340 km

John Muir Trail is one of best hiking trails in the World. The 211 mile trail starts at Happy Isles in Yosemite National Park and continues through the Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sequoia National Park, King’s Canyon National Park, and ends at Mount Whitney at 14,505 feet, the highest peak in the continental United States.
For more information visit the JohnMuirTrail.org