Books

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Highs and Lows on the John Muir Trail, which won the Best Outdoor Book Award from the Outdoor Writers Association of California in 2016, is a lively account of one woman’s adventure on the John Muir Trail. It is a must-read for those who plan to hike the trail or anyone interested in the trail. Written in journal style, the author’s description of the majestic scenery, camaraderie of trail friends and challenges of the terrain are engaging and informative. Along the way hikers of all ages, but especially mature hikers, will see how she and her husband met challenges head-on, lightened their load, planned meals and managed daily logistics for more than three weeks on the trail. Written for those planning to hike the John Muir Trail, Sierra hiking veterans who want to relive the trail and armchair adventurers this is a story that brings the trail to life.

See slideshow of our JMT trek on Flickr.

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The Hungry Spork: A Long Distance Hiker’s Guide to Meal Planning is now available on Amazon in print and e-book. If you’re going on a thru-hike, the daunting task of preparing food for a multi-week trek just got easier. Plan fast, wholesome, high energy meals with minimal additives and preservatives. The magic is that the prep work is done at home so these delicious meals can be brought to life on the trail with nothing more than a warm water soak.

Mentioned in the New York Times! See reviews by Ray Rippel, author of “Planning Your Thru Hike of the John Muir Trail” and in Sierra Splendor.

 

 

Published by Pacific Adventures Press