As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday, we want to thank all of you for believing in this project and helping us complete it. Without our Kickstarter backers we could... Read more
Thank you. You helped make all of this possible.
All of us at The Muir Project
OUR BIG RELEASE
First off: THANK YOU!
We know we wouldn't have made it this far without the support of our Kickstarter Backers... and man, have we gone far!
Because of you: we've... Read more
Second Screening added to the June 1st Premiere
Our June 1st premiere sold out in less than 4 days. The great staff at Dances With Films have just announced that a second screening was added at 5:20pm on... Read more
HITTING THE ROAD... errr, THEATERS
Wow. We're a bit stunned (and stoked) that our JUNE 1st premiere in Hollywood SOLD out in only FOUR DAYS!
We're working to get another SoCal screening soon, and... Read more
June 1st Premiere!
BIG NEWS: We're premiering on National Trails DayMile… Mile & A Half will have its world premiere on Saturday, June 1st at 5pmas part of Dances With Films'... Read more
Can you feel the excitement? We sure can, that and a little exhaustion... you'd think we were back on the trail.
Lots of updates, so let's dive right in:... Read more
New Year's News
As we look back on 2012, it's hard to not be inspired by what all has been accomplished.
It was only last January that our editor began going through the... Read more
Sending them on their way...
Thanksgiving is coming, and here's what we're thankful for...
This weekend, we packaged up all the goodies we have so far:
- Bear Cannister Sticker
- Photo Book
- Leather... Read more
Long Time Coming...
We apologize for the lack of communication this past month, but the second we made our goal, we were off & running to finish the film!
Because of... Read more
BECAUSE OF YOU...
Thanks to all of your efforts, we have already made big strides on the film!
PB & BERNIE: Composers & Musicians
You all know PB & Bernie… and they have... Read more
Cheeseburgers & Beers
Woot! Talk about taking the summit! You guys totally crushed Mt Whitney, and now we can all celebrate!
THANK YOU ALL FOR HELPING US REACH OUR GOAL.
Our final 3 days.
At this point on the trail, we were starting to reflect on the amazing journey we'd had & how we might not wish it to end...
We thought of the... Read more
We're closing in on the end of the campaign and it's a bit like reaching the pass. You know the top is in sight and you're wiling to push that... Read more
In celebration, we give you another quote from "the man himself" - JOHN MUIR - and a haiku by "that other guy" - Durand Trench.
We... Read more
Nice to Meet Ya & Update from the Trail
It's fitting that we are hitting the high passes now on the map, as it's the most crucial point in our campaign as well. Statistically, we are in... Read more
YOU DECIDE: T-shirt design & How it all Began
HOW IT ALL BEGAN:
It's hard to believe that the 1st camping trip The Muir Project took together was only 16 months ago. My, have we ventured far together since... Read more
Trail Thanks, New Rewards & IndieWire update
NEW REWARD LEVELS:
We've been talking about adding new rewards for a while now, so we hope you enjoy:
Everything from Postcards of the John Muir quotes to more digital... Read more
IndieWire Project of the Day & Behind the Scenes featurette
IndieWire Project of the Day
On 9/3, we were selected for Project of the Day by IndieWire, and we'll win a consultation with a distributor if chosen as Project of... Read more
Thanks from Friends
Kazu was a solo hiker from Japan on the JMT, until she joined our merry band.
We brought her back to the U.S. this week to share more of her... Read more
HALF-WAY UPDATE: We can't do it without you
It's official folks. We are half-way through the Kickstarter Campaign and still on track to meeting goal. Break out half of the confetti!
To celebrate, here's our official SECOND... Read more
SNEAK PEAK for DAY 25?
It took us 25 Days to Hike & Record Mile.. Mile & A Half on the JMT.
Sounds like a great reason for today's challenge...
If we can get $39,050... Read more
Milestone Celebration... Help Choose the Reward!
300+ Backers & 45% Funding
Thank you all for responding to our request to get 300 Backers by the weekend. You did it and went beyond! And we are at ... Read more
Kolby Kirk Video
Kolby Kirk, AKA the Hike Guy
recorded this message for us on his latest trek. We're all so glad that we ran into him on the trail and that he'll... Read more
Wow. You guys are amazing.
25% of the way into the campaign and 39% funded.
Thank youon so many levels: for your pledges, your words of encouragement, your... Read more
JOIN THE SHOW & WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE
JOIN THE SHOW
The community we've all created is truly amazing. The well-wishes and great responses are daily reminders that we have a story worth telling. And now we'd like... Read more
Film Fests & Inspiration
John Muir was so much more eloquent than the entire Muir Project team together, even on our best days. I guess that's why we're so glad we have his... Read more
10 Days In & 25% Funded: Thanks & Map
REI made a big splash in our campaign today by officially pledging the $5,000!
We are so thrilled by the huge response from all of you and the REI... Read more
Trek to Salt Lake City
This week, Jason and I headed to Salt Lake City to the Outdoor Retailer Convention. It was huge. Like “mini-city" huge. Our good friends at Osprey Backpacks gave us passes... Read more
24 Hours: $6,000; & MORE PEOPLE TO SEE THE FILM!
HAIKU from our friend Kolby Kirk:
We're at the trailhead.
With strong feet, will to succeed
Kickstart is a go!
Thank you Kickstarter community. We are blown away by the... Read more
THANK YOU to EVERYONE for their pledges and support of this project. In only 10 hours, we've passed the $3,000 mark. And we've just received some fantastic news. REI will... Read more