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Glacier Point to Half Dome Backpacking with Lasting Adventures

Length:  4 Days

Mileage & Rating:  21 miles (map & elevation), Moderate - Strenuous

Cost:  $1075.00

Meeting Location  &  Time:  Curry Village Parking Lot, 4:00 pm

Highlights:  Looking for an incredible Half Dome backpacking trip? This trip will make the experience unforgettable! Begin the adventure at Glacier Point (Yosemite’s number one attraction) with panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada high country. Quickly lose the crowds by descending into the Illilouette Valley and setting up camp along the creek. On Day three hike around the base of Mt. Starr King to Little Yosemite Valley, passing by the precipice of Nevada Fall along the way. If we are unable to summit Half Dome this afternoon for a sunset; we will take in the sunrise the next morning. Return to Yosemite Valley along the famous Mist Trail soaking in both Nevada and Vernal Falls. This is one of our most popular Yosemite backpacking trips for good reason! 

Traditional Backpacking:  Lasting Adventures runs traditional backpacking trips. Traditional backpacking is done without the use of porters, stock, or other assistance. You will be expected to carry all of your own personal gear and a share of the group gear and food in a backpack for the duration of this trip. The weight can be expected to be 30-50 lbs and no more than the recommended ⅓ of your body weight.

As needed, it is recommended that participants discuss their ability to conduct a backpacking trip with their doctor, including (but not limited to) the ability to carry heavy loads over long distances and strenuous and uneven terrain. Levels of difficulty listed on our web site are relative and in no way an objective declaration of difficulty, and a regular physical exercise program is recommended prior to going on your adventure.

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Starts: August 20, 2020

Occurs: Every day until August 23, 2020
Admission: Advanced Reservations Required

Location: Yosemite National Park
Curry Village, Yosemite National Park, View Website

Phone: (800) 513-8651

Email: staff@lastingadventures.org

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