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backpacking 101 -Yosemite

Backpacking 101: Yosemite

The mountains are calling, and we must go… to backpack the south rim of Yosemite National Park! We will stay in the valley night one at backpacker’s campground near the Merced River. Day 2/3 participants will be guided along a trail taking us to the south rim of Yosemite Valley for a 4-mile hike with 1200 ft of elevation gain. Expect a challenging hike while carrying a 40 lb. backpack to get to our back-country site. Day 3/3 we will hike back to our vehicles and depart back to Los Angles Air Force Base.

Registration opens May 13!

Cost: RecOn — $90/person (Active Duty AF/SF, dependent and 1 guest)
General Admission: $250/person
Includes: Transportation, backcountry reservations, camp/trail food, and backpacking equipment is included
Eligibility: Must be 18 years or older
Difficulty: Strenuous


To register, call 310-653-8225 or feel free to come by our Fort MacArthur office. or
Email Outdoor Recreation at 61fss.odr@gmail.com. (include a contact number with your email)

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Hourly Schedule

Itinerary

Day 1
We will stay in the valley night one at backpacker’s campground near the Merced River.o a campground in Joshua Tree National Park where we will camp for the night.
Day 2-3
Participants will be guided along a trail taking us to the south rim of Yosemite Valley for a 4-mile hike with 1200 ft of elevation gain.
Day 3
We will hike back to our vehicles and depart back to Los Angles Air Force Base.

Date

Jun 19 - 21 2024

Time

(Overnight)
All Day

Cost

$90 | $250

Labels

On Schedule

Location

Yosemite Backpacking
Yosemite Backpacking
Website
https://nps.gov/yose/index.htm
Phone
(209) 372-0200
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