Advanced Backpack July 26-Aug 1, 2015 PROGRAM CANCELLED
We regret to inform you this program has been cancelled due to low enrollment. Please check out our similar programs Backpack to Lyell Glacier Aug 13-16, Backpack to Half Dome: Summit Challenge #5 Aug 26-29 or Backpack to Ten Lakes Sept 3-6 Email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Experienced backpackers, this Yosemite adventure is for you! Join veteran park ranger, Dick Ewart, on an advanced backpack trip in the spectacular Clark Range. Get ready for several twelve-mile days of hiking through some of the park's most amazing and beautiful scenery. This trip is intended only for the most hardy, experienced backpackers, so come prepared for a challenge. The Clark Range is Yosemite's southernmost mountain range and is often described as a "range within a range," making it accessible to only the most robust Yosemite backpackers. Your leader, Dick, will share his insider knowledge about these peaks while you cover a total of 55 to 60 miles during this advanced backpack excursion. You'll visit seldom-seen lakes and traverse Yosemite's highest trail pass (Red Peak Pass at 11,200 feet). Join us for the Yosemite backpacking adventure of a lifetime! All participants must be in excellent physical condition and have solid mountain experience. The Experience Package includes camping before and after at Bridalveil Creek Campground on July 26 and Aug 1. Camping before and after the trip is not required to participate. Park entry is also included, as needed, along with your wilderness permits and bear canister rental. Hiking: Strenuous, over 12 miles on some days and crossing the highest pass in Yosemite (Red Peak Pass at 11,200 feet.) Total: 55-60 miles Elevation: Starts at 7,000' to 11,200' at Red Peak Pass then dropping to 4,000' when exiting into Yosemite Valley Experience Package: $429 Park Ranger: Dick Ewart
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