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Read about the John Muir Trail.

Welcome to the John Muir Trail section of the Atlas Guides blog! This collection of posts features stories from the Sierra Nevada on one of the most popular hiking trails in the world!

Blog Archive: John Muir Trail

Browse through our chronological John Muir Trail post history or check out the most recent posts to see what’s happening on the JMT right now!

A hiker on the John Muir Trail.

My Trail Story by Beta

During his John Muir Trail thru-hike, Beta (a.k.a. Zach Terpstra), woke up in the middle of the night by the loudest noise he had ever heard in his life.

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Two hikers pose in front of a John Muir Wilderness sign.

My Trail Story by The Purple People

Jillian and Logan Ivey, a.k.a The Purple People or The Mailboxes, experienced some serious "hiker hunger" on their thru-hike of the John Muir Trail in 2018.

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A group of hikers walking in a line along a road.

My Trail Story by Larry

Lani Advokat, a.k.a. Larry, has thru-hiked the John Muir Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and the Colorado Trail in the last four years. Check out what she has to say about her experiences thru-hiking.

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A view of a lake.

My Trail Story by Grizzly

Our new "My Trail Story" series will feature thru-hikers of all ages and backgrounds sharing their personal, real life experiences from the trail. Michael Ivey, otherwise known as Grizzly on the trail, starts us off.

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