119-The John Muir Trail; interview with a thruhiker
In this week’s episode we talk with Blair Woodcock who recently completed a thru-hike of the 211 mile (340 km) USA based John Muir Trail. Many backpackers say this trail contains the finest mountain scenery in the United States, and runs (mostly in conjunction with the Pacific Crest Trail) from Yosemite Valley to Mount Whitney, in California. In this episode we provide an overview of one of the world’s most spectacular trails and hear a firsthand overview of what a thru-hike was like. www.australianhiker.com.au
The John Muir Trail
In July of 2019 Blair Woodcock, an Australian based hiker undertook the John Muir Trail.
In this episode we briefly discuss this trail that many Australian’s are probably not aware of
Talk to Blair on his trip including:
His original intent to do the Theodore Solomon Trail
What is was like as a non US citizen to hike the John Muir Trail
As usual we finish off with Gill and I throwing in our two cents worth on this spectacular trail
Next week’s podcast, episode 120 is on choosing a campsite when hiking
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