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Advanced Backpacking YOSEMITE HIGH SIERRA CAMPS LOOP Karen Linehan/Val Ross

Thu Aug 02, 8:00 AM - Sun Aug 12, 8:00 PM PDT
Tioga Pass Road, Yosemite National Park, CA, 95389, USA Map
Camping & Outdoors
Senior, Ambassador
Backpack the challenging, 60-mile High Sierra Camps Loop, with its stunning 360 degree views of iconic Yosemite National Park. Summit Clouds Rest and see Glacier Point, El Capitan, Olmstead Point and more familiar landmarks from a new perspective. Enter the loop heading north to Glen Aulin on the John Muir Trail and Pacific Crest Trail, following the burbling cascades and thundering waterfalls of the Tuolumne River. Then make your way through five of Yosemite’s seven historic High Sierra Camps, ending with a rejuvenating overnight in tent cabins.
Trip Planning Meetings: January 24, 2018, March 14, 2018, May 2, 2018
Pack Check: July 24
Trip Date: August 2-12,2018*
Estimated Cost: $260**
Pre-requisites:  Minimum age is 15. 1st Aid and CPR/WFA; multiple advanced trips; demonstrated ability to backpack comfortably for at least a week and 40+ miles at high altitude.

*Exact dates depend on permit availability; subject to change.
**Costs represent the maximum possible expenses, should we succeed in getting all permits, lotteries and reservations, and is also subject to girls’ planning.

Cancellation Policy: Refund and transfer requests must be submitted in writing prior to the registration deadline listed on the activity. No refunds or transfers will be issued after the registration deadline has passed unless the event is cancelled by council staff.