Participants will be carrying their own gear as well as group gear (35 - 40 lbs total), for roughly 4 miles each day over moderate terrain at elevations up to 7,200 ft. We recommend doing some day hikes with a 35 - 40 lb pack prior to your trip. Please make sure your hiking boots are broken in before the trip.
Although we'll always do our best to adhere to this schedule, it is often dictated by factors outside of our control and is therefore subject to change. We will run this trip rain or shine.
Day 1 - Saturday
Day 2 - Sunday
Enjoy a delicious, hot breakfast
Hike 4 miles to the trailhead at Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area
Enjoy a light, trailside lunch
Snowshoes and Trekking poles (provided)
Lightweight, Compressible Sleeping Bag rated 0 degrees (rentals available)
Additional Foam Pad (provided)
Mess Kit (bowl, insulated cup, and spork)
Sturdy, Waterproof Hiking Boots that are broken in
Hiking Pants/Shorts (lightweight, quick dry)
Wool or Synthetic Hiking Tops (quick dry, no cotton)
Optional (but recommended):
Gaiters (required in certain conditions)
Luxury Item (small book/kindle, deck of cards, etc.)
Guide Gratuities (optional)
Do NOT bring:
Full Wallet and Set of Keys
Full sized Toothpaste, Deodorant, Sunscreen, etc. (Please only bring small packages of these things or re-package them yourself.)
$400 per person
Expert, Medically Trained Guides
Group First Aid Kit
All Wilderness Permits and Camping Fees
Bear Canisters when necessary
Group Cooking Gear
All Meals and Trail Snacks
Snowshoes and Trekking poles
"Poddy" Bags (there is no soil typically)
Foam Pad (for extra insulation)
An Amazing Winter Wilderness Experience
Groups of 5+ Receive 15% OFF - Plan a Group Get-Away!
Transportation to and from Yosemite
Personal Backpacking Gear (see Gear List below - rentals available)
Park Entrance Fees
Insurance of any kind
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