What do 2 ladies + 18 days + 200 miles + 9 passes + 1 summit + 1 bear (!) add up to?

Adventure, obviously.

Last summer, at the ripe old age of 21, Julia Whitten and her friend Carly took on a cross-country and cross-California adventure, filming each step they took hiking the John Muir Trail.

Watch their video now for your daily dose of #outdoorwomen inspiration.
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Screen Shot 2016-08-18 at 9.18.30 AMJulia Whitten lives in Denver, CO, where she works for a nonprofit and a National Wildlife Refuge. She is proud to be from the South where pine forests never end and humidity is her summer coat.