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A team of artists leave their daily lives to hike the John Muir Trail & bring it back to share. 219 miles. 25 days. Come walk with us.
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    {ALMOST THERE}
    MP3 download of our signature song (and a darn catchy tune) "Almost There" by Opus Orange and your name posted on our Thanks section on theMuirProject.com website and Facebook. You’ll also receive our humble thanks and a raucous toast in your honor.

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    {Bear Canister Sticker}
    It’s the official Mile… Mile & A Half bear canister sticker… but feel free to use it wherever you like. It just means it’s tough enough to take outdoors. Plus, you’ll get the Almost There package.

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    {SCREENSAVER or DIGITAL SOUNDSCAPE}
    Take your pick! Visualize yourself on the trail every day, with a screensaver of 10 original Muir Project images from the JMT. Can’t say that it won’t instill some wanderlust, but that’s a good thing, right? OR Immerse yourself with a digital download of the Mile… Mile & A Half soundtrack. And of course, we’ll list you among the supporters on our Facebook page.

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    {DIGITAL SOUNDSCAPE} Immerse yourself with a digital download of the Mile… Mile & A Half soundtrack. Plus, you’ll get the web thanks.

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    NEW!!! {MUIR QUOTE - POSTCARDS}
    Receive a set of 10 unique postcards with original imagery from the JMT combined with inspirational quotes from John Muir.
    or just add $30 to your pledge to tack this on!

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    {DIGITAL FILM DOWNLOAD or CD}
    Watch the film from the comfort of your home with a digital download of Mile… Mile & A Half and the on-line thanks. OR Receive your very own hard copy of the soundtrack, bear canister sticker and our custom Mile… Mile & A Half plastic, recyclable flask. Either way, you’ll receive the on-line thanks. (For CD: Please add $5 for international delivery.

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    NEW!!! {E-Book}
    Enjoy the hi-res landscape coffee table book on your iPad, iPhone and iPod.

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    {DVD} We’ll be totally stoked to send you the full feature-length documentary on DVD once it’s all ready. Take it and your new Mile… Mile & A Half bear canister sticker and on-line thanks. (Please add $5 for international delivery.)

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    {BLU-RAY}
    Who wouldn't want the immersive Blu-ray experience, right? We'll send you the full feature-length documentary as soon as it’s all ready, along with the Mile… Mile & A Half bear canister sticker and on-line thanks. (Please add $5 for international delivery.)

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    NEW!!! (Total E-Package}
    Become virtually absorbed in the John Muir Trail with the e-book, digital soundscape and a digital download of the film.

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    {DVD & Necklace}
    Enjoy the DVD or BLU-RAY package and a custom Mile… Mile & A Half necklace we’re making with the amazing folks at Tarma Designs. It’ll be suweet.

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    {BOOK IT}
    We want you to be a Photo Editor and help choose one of the images that make it into a signed, beautiful, full-color, landscape coffee table book featuring original photos from The Muir Project’s journey on the JMT. Plus, we'll include your name among the sponsors listed within the book.

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    {JMT PACKAGE}
    It’s 211 miles to hike the JMT, and $211 to get this sweet package. We’ll send you a signed Blu-ray or DVD, the Soundtrack, the Mile… Mile & A Half plastic, recyclable flask, bear canister sticker, and a ‘Thank You’ listing in the film credits.

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    {ALL THE WAY]
    You helped take us back down the mountain with the last 8 miles. Allow us to send you the "JMT" package and an original Mile...Mile & A Half dry-fit t-shirt.

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    {HIKERS PACKAGE}
    Get your very own Mile… Mile & A Half branded journal to record your own adventures in. This hand-made leather-bound journal (with custom art paper inside) will make any journey look good.

    Plus, you'll get the "ALL THE WAY" Package, a custom Mile...Mile & A Half Buff AND Durand will assign you you're very own epic trail name - no mileage required.

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    [OPUS ORANGE PACKAGE}
    We couldn’t have made the journey without the music from our friends at Opus Orange. Come see them for yourself with 5 tickets to a show in Los Angeles, and two Opus Orange-signed CDs, a t-shirt, and the Mile… Mile & A Half soundtrack.

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    NEW!!! {Mile… Mile & A Half Party Package}
    Go ahead, have a party! Complete with THREE sets of each: DVDs or Blu-Rays, Soundtrack CDs, T-shirts, stickers and flasks. Plus, get an official signed movie poster, and we’ll send you a special snack we loved on the trail!

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    {CANVAS PRINT}
    Take home a stunning 10x20” canvas gallery wrap Muir Project original landscape image of your choosing, plus everything from the “JMT” package.

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    {SNEAK PEAK SCREENING}
    Be the first to see the latest cut of the film. You and a guest can join us at our Sneak Peak Screening (TBD) and see for yourself our work in progress. Plus you’ll get the “HIKERS” package – and we can toast to you in person. (Package does not include travel or lodging.)

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    {OVERNIGHT BACKCOUNTRY SCREENING}
    Join us over-night at one of the greatest places to rest-up along the trail. We call it “Shang-ri-la” in the film, but most people call it Muir Trail Ranch. We’ll pay for your bed, a great meal and film screening, but you’ll have to pay for transport and hike the last 5 miles to get there. It’s worth it. DATE TBD. Plus, get the “HIKERS” package.

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    {COME CAMP WITH US}
    We invite you and a guest to join us on an over-night hike. We're not trail guides, but we’ll do our best to share with you what we've learned recording in the backcountry, feed you, and give you a campfire performance. (Transportation not included. ) Plus, you’ll receive the “HIKERS” and "BOOK IT" packages and an Associate Producer credit in the film.

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    {YOUR SCREENING}
    We’ll come screen the film in your home town. At least one of the Muir Project crew will fly or drive to your area; we’ll watch the film together and toast to your good taste. Plus, you’ll receive the “HIKERS” and "BOOK IT" packages and an Associate Producer credit in the film.

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    NEW!!! {Stipanov Original Oil Canvas Painting}
    A one-of-a-kind painting created on the John Muir Trail at Evolution Lake. You almost have to see the film to believe it. A note from the artists Tom and Kristen: “We carried this oil painting on our backs for 70 miles along the JMT, over four 12,000 foot passes, from Evolution Lake to Kearsage Pass.”

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