Hiking Project Logo

John Muir Wilderness

loading
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Recommended Routes in John Muir Wilderness - 3

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite View west from Mount Whitney Trail
Difficult Difficult

Mount Whitney via Mount Whitney Trail

20.5 mi 33.0 km 6,404' Up 1951.98 m Up 6,405' Down 1952.1 m Down

Lone Pine, CA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Tired and happy to be on the summit of Mt. Whitney, a pair of hikers enjoys their accomplishment.
Very Difficult Very Difficult

Mt Whitney via the Mountaineer's Route

9.2 mi 14.9 km 5,928' Up 1806.72 m Up 5,919' Down 1804.14 m Down

Lone Pine, CA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Fall foliage on the Mt. Whitney Trail.
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

Whitney Portal to Lone Pine Lake

6.1 mi 9.8 km 1,715' Up 522.61 m Up 1,714' Down 522.44 m Down

Lone Pine, CA
Explore in 3D

John Muir Wilderness Hiking

  • 25 Miles 41 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Share what you know about this area!

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in John Muir Wilderness - 7

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Trails

8.4 mi 13.5 km #1Mount Whitney Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA 14 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2New Army Pass Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Lone Pine, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #3Old Army Pass Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #4North Fork Lone Pine Creek Trail
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #5Lake Dorothy Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Mammoth Lakes, CA
4.5 mi 7.2 km #6Little Cottonwood Creek Trail #610
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #7Golden Trout Camp Trail #529
Intermediate Intermediate
Lone Pine, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Lone Pine, CA

Photos of John Muir Wilderness - 200

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Photos

A pair of hikers navigates the spectacular shoreline of Lake Dorothy on the Bighorn Lake Trail.
Jan 6, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
From up the rocks north of Blue Lake looking towards the main crest of Sierras.
Apr 21, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Topsy Turvy Lake and the Sierra Crest. This is only about half of the full panorama.
Apr 22, 2017 near Big Pine, CA
Deer Lakes from the eastern ridge of the surrounding mountains
Sep 16, 2017 near Mammoth…, CA
From left to right, Mount Morrison, Mount Aggie, and Mount Baldwin viewed from the northeast ridge of Bloody Mountain.
Oct 16, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
The Duck Pass Trail climbs up the valley from the trailhead at Coldwater Campground.
Oct 17, 2018 near Mammoth…, CA
Sunrise over Little Lakes Valley.
Dec 14, 2020 near West Bi…, CA
Upper Little Lakes Valley
Dec 14, 2020 near West Bi…, CA

Join the Community

Create your FREE account today!
Already have an account? Login to close this notice.

Get Started.