John Muir Trail 2014 Hike Complete!

I’m back! I just completed a 15 day Southbound thru hike August 9th, 2014. Keep an eye out for posts of each day of the journey with my own experiences, important information, loads of photos, and some stats (including my tracks from my Delorme InReach). I will also be posting reviews of the gear that I brought along. I have some GoPro footage that I will eventually make into a short “movie”. This will surely take time, but I’m looking forward to sharing this incredible “monsoon” filled journey with you! Yes, it did actually rain while I was there!

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Allison is the founder of which she began as a way to track and share her first round of the NH 4000 Footers. Now on round 5 (the first round for her dog Ruckus) she has been honored to have taken part of many people’s firsts. She is an experienced trail maintainer, speaker, and passionate member of the outdoor community. In New England, Allison enjoys trekking along the highest peaks, bushwhacking to less traveled areas, and has a fondness for sunrise and sunset trips. Outside of New England Allison has also thru hiked the John Muir Trail and explored mountains in the German and Austrian Alps, Israel, and the Azores. Her goal is to share her passion for hiking and backpacking with others, especially with women, to inspire them to experience the freedom of the trail!

2 thoughts on “John Muir Trail 2014 Hike Complete!

  • eric schultz

    Great job, I head out on the 8/16. Any suggestions would be great. I heard there was snow on Whitney! How did your mini solar charger work and how did the inreach perform?

  • Allison Nadler

    Eric- the Inreach worked great! Check it out here:

    I ended up buying a battery pack last minute and didn’t take the solar wrap. Ran into someone who used it and was happy with it until after Evolution Valley when it just stopped working. There was some snow on Whitney as well as Forester. We made a snowman! Cold nights and some rain made it interesting. Feel free to shoot me an email if you have specific questions!

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