1.0 mile
Distance
511 ft
Climb
-16 ft
Descent
00:33:57
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JMT - Mist Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Horse
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Yosemite National Park
    Yosemite, California
  • AKA
    Yosemite Village Start
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Hiking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Horseback

The start of the official John Muir Trail. Technically this is also the beginning of the Mist Trail until it breaks off. This section is a very worn trail low in the valley that is pretty easy and follows the Merced River.

More Stats for JMT - Mist Trail hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    495 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,033 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,528 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,033 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,528 ft
  • Grade
    9.2%
  • Grade max
    -10.9%
  • Grade min
    47.4%
  • Distance climb
    5,108 ft
  • Distance down
    292 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:06
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on Oct 18, 2023
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      JMT - Mist Trail Trail Reports

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      Oct 18, 2023 @ 4:33am
      Oct 18, 2023
      Jun 8, 2023 @ 12:16am
      Jun 8, 2023
      Very Misty. Lol
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 11:54pm
      Jan 24, 2023
      Definitely recommend yak trax or similar for your boots... It's really slippery otherwise.
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 7:34am
      Jul 22, 2022
      Apr 25, 2022 @ 6:01am
      Apr 25, 2022
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      Past Week
      • 18 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 287 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 1,155 rides
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