Day 1 Meet
at trailhead, backpack along Yosemite Creek...Day 2 Optional
dayhike to Upper Yosemite Fall...Day 3 Retrace route back to trailhead
2 nights camping
Yosemite Beginner Backpack:
Yosemite Falls from the High Country
Get a bird's-eye view of Yosemite National Park during our beginning backpacking trip that will take you to the brink of the fifth tallest waterfall in the world.
With Yosemite National Park as a splendid backdrop, you'll learn backpacking fundamentals on this beginner backpacking trip in the High Sierra.
If you've thought about backpacking, but...Here's a
basic backpack trip to get you startedthe trip for beginning
Our route takes us along Yosemite Creek as it flows toward Yosemite Falls. The creek will provide swimming holes with pleasant campsites.
On our layover day, we'll day hike to Upper Yosemite Fall. This will be an incredible vista to show you how to use a topographical map. We'll also introduce you to
The very easy trail will give you the opportunity
to learn the basics of backpacking while providing awe-inspiring
vistas of the granite mountains and waterfalls that have made Yosemite famous.
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- Activity: Backpack
- Date: July 20-22, 2007
- Rating: Easy
- Cost: $425
- Deposit: $150
- Note: Price subject to change until your deposit is made.
For questions about this trip, e-mail
(Note: We will not give out your e-mail address, phone number or
mailing address to others.
A Pre-Trip Class is included when you sign up
for this trip. Go to Pre-Trip Classes.
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