1. Trinka
    Trinka June 16, 2015 at 5:52 pm

    This sounds like fun! I look forward to hearing your impressions.

  2. Rob
    Rob June 16, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    I think you’ll enjoy the Red Peak Pass area. When are you starting?

  3. KidA24
    KidA24 June 17, 2015 at 7:38 am

    I’m exiting over Isberg pass myself, I start my hike on Aug 23rd from Happy Isles. Sounds like I might be blazing the trail for you 🙂

    I hadn’t considered going off-trail for that portion, but seeing how much mileage it would cut for me, I may have to take a look!

  4. Ken T
    Ken T June 19, 2015 at 2:41 am

    Hey Ray, We were looking @ something like that as well if we couldn’t get a permit. Ended up getting one (33rd application) – also to start @ GP, also on 8/31 – maybe we’ll see you there!

    Appreciate the post about water concerns. Going to be a different kind of year!

    Ken (Austin, TX)

  5. Gone Hiking!
    Gone Hiking! August 25, 2015 at 3:32 am

    […] year’s hike begins on Monday, August 31, at Glacier Point. I am exiting Yosemite National Park at Isberg Pass and will arrive at Red’s Meadow on Friday, September 4. The 5th is a zero day, the 6th […]

  6. The Isberg Alternative
    The Isberg Alternative September 22, 2015 at 3:32 am

    […] When the new John Muir Trail permitting rules were implemented this year I knew I would need a back-up plan if I failed to secure one of the “exit quotas” over Donohue Pass. After after a solid map reconnaissance and discussing different ideas with other hikers, I settled on a route that would begin at Glacier Point, go over Red Peak Pass, exit Yosemite at Isberg Pass, and work its way into the Devils Postpile and Red’s Meadow. More about that route here. […]

  7. check links
    check links March 5, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    We got a permit to exit Isberg Pass and I would love to know how everyone got to Red’s Meadow. I’m fiddling around with online USGS maps and I’m missing some trails. Please email me!



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