Pitzer John Muir Trail Hiking Group
As part of Pitzer College’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration, President Laura Skandera Trombley and eight students, faculty, alumni and family members will hike the John Muir Trail this summer.
Hike Length and Duration
The U.S. National Park Service has granted two sets of permits to enter the John Muir Trail. Pitzer’s total group size is limited to 10 hikers.
- Group 1: for 2-8 hikers, from July 20-August 16, starting at Mono Meadow
- Group 2: for 2-6 hikers, from July 25-August 16, starting at Red’s Meadow
The first group will meet the second group at Red’s Meadow and will continue from there as a single group of 10 that will hike to the Mt. Whitney summit and portal.
- Mono Meadow to Mt. Whitney summit: 230 miles
- Red’s Meadow to Mt. Whitney summit: 160 miles
For more information
The Complete Guide to the John Muir Trail – http://johnmuirtrail.org/
Pacific Crest Trail Association – http://www.pcta.org/discover-the-trail/john-muir-trail/
Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_Trail