From beginners to thru-hikers, Discovering the John Muir Trail has something for anyone that wants a connection with what Backpacker Magazine has called “The best hike in the world.” Taking on the JMT is a pilgrimage because of both its beauty and accessibility. Let Damon Corso guide you across the best trails that the John Muir Trail has to offer. Complete with full-color photography of the Sierra Nevada Mountains from acclaimed photographs like Galen Rowell and Jimmy Chin, you’ll also have hikes suited to every ability, mile-by-mile directional cues, sidebars, and maps.
Damon Corso, a freelance photographer, writer, and videographer, has been photographing and filming rock climbing professionals for the past fourteen years across the United States and Europe. His work can be found on the covers and in feature articles of a multitude of major magazines, such as Climbing, Rock & Ice, Deadpoint, Urban Climber, Los Angeles Magazine, Time Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, and Exercise & Health Magazine. His work is also on display at the Museum of Photography in Bad Ischl, Austria. Damon, his wife Crystalyn and their rescued chicken and pit bull currently live in Southern California, where he dreams of spending a majority of his time searching the High Sierra for untouched granite boulders.