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JMT: Segment 1 - Happy Isles to Tuolomne Meadows

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22.5 mile 36.2 kilometer point to point
85% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 6,717' 2,047 m
Descent: -2,052' -626 m
High: 9,915' 3,022 m
Low: 4,055' 1,236 m

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Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 46% (24°)

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Sep 9, 2017
Ben Horowitz
w/ Stephanie in a day from Tuolumne to Valley; made it to Mt. Room Bar before close!

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July 2018 JMT thru hike. Cathedral Peak
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Evening brings a sublime sunset at Upper Cathedral Lake on the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.
Jan 25, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
Nevada Fall, Liberty Cap and the back of Half Dome pose for a photo from the John Muir Trail in Yosemite National Park.
Jan 25, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
Looking roughly north from the John Muir Trail toward Liberty Cap and Nevada Falls.
Sep 5, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA

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