WINNER – Best Documentary – 2012 Cape Fear Independent Film Festival
WINNER – Sierra Nevada Award -2011 Mountain Film Awards
OFFICIAL SELECTION – 2011 Wild and Scenic Film Festival
UNOFFICIAL SELECTION – 2011 Anchorage International Film Festival
HIGH SIERRA – A JOURNEY ON THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL is a first-hand experience along the John Muir Trail, through the tallest mountain range in the contiguous United States. It follows a group of students as they make the 220 mile trek in the wake of John Muir’s own footsteps. The film captures the visual splendor of the ‘Range of Light’ as well as the range of emotions and physical challenges that accompany such an adventure. The film also features Yosemite Park Ranger, Shelton Johnson, who shares insight about the trail and the meaning and importance of the American wilderness.