In 2019 I took a mini break from ocean rowing planning and hiked the John Muir Trail. Through the Sierra the PCT and the JMT become one, with the exception of about 30 miles so I have always felt the need to complete it. As a bonus and we got last minute permits to climb Half Dome in Yosemite.

  • Location: California, USA
  • Southern Terminus: Mt Whitney
  • Northern Terminus: Yosemite Valley
  • Distance: 213 miles
  • Highest Point: Mt Whitney 14,505ft / 4,421m
  • Lowest point: Happy Isles Trailhead, Yosemite Valley 4,035ft / 1,230m
  • Elevation change: 47,000ft