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JMT: Segment 5 - Muir Trail Ranch to Bishop Pass at LeConte Canyon

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29.6 mile 47.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 4,493' 1,369 m
Descent: -4,143' -1,263 m
High: 11,957' 3,644 m
Low: 7,899' 2,408 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 43% (23°)

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Hot Spring, Food pickup, Nice Cabin to stay in MTR.

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Features Hot Spring · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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The Muir Trail Ranch (MTR) is a food resupply pick up location for thru hikers. If you are planning to stay at MTR, most cabin has enclosed hot spring pool. If you are just picking up your supplies then you could go to public springs which are located other side of the San Joaquin river. From MTR you'll be ascending for roughly 16 miles.

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