Yosemite Overnight Backpacking Adventure

Backpacking trips personally designed for youPrice: $1500 one-two people, $350 each additional (5 max) | Ages: 12+
Above and Beyond
Advanced
Backpacking
Full Day
Hetch Hetchy
High Country
Hiking
Intermediate
Night Skies
Overnight
Overnight Adventure
Sunsets
Yosemite Valley
OFFERED SUMMER AND FALL*
Create the ultimate Yosemite adventure with our private, all-inclusive backpacking trips personally designed to fit your needs and expectations. Whether you are looking for a relaxing overnight adventure for your family or a rugged 30-mile backcountry experience, our passionate and skilled naturalist guides can deliver! Our intimate knowledge of Yosemite and the surrounding areas allows us to craft an adventure that is unique, memorable and customized to fit your exact goals.

Our 2-4 day trip along the Tuolumne River and through Yosemite High Country, Hetch Hetchy or the rim of the famed Yosemite Valley can focus on various outdoor activities and are suitable for all experience levels. With fully customizable private trips with our experienced naturalist guides you and your party can choose to join us for a backcountry hiking adventure, professional fly fishing overnight trip, professional landscape photography trips or even a whitewater rafting overnight adventure. Ask us about our favorite backcountry hiking trips.

TRIP TIME
To be determined based on trip selected; usually from 10am on day one to 5pm on day two.

GROUP SIZE
1-5 participants. Advanced reservations required. Contact the Recreation Team for availability and pricing for groups of 5 or more.

PRICE
Starting at $1,500. Contact Recreation Desk for pricing and availability.

DIFFICULTY/AGE LIMIT
Most trips are suitable for adventurers 8 and over.

AVAILABILITY
Offered most days May through October. Advanced reservations required.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
• Experienced naturalist guide
• Transportation, if needed
• Fully adjustable expedition backpacks (style varies)
• Mountain Hardware sleeping bags (style varies)
• Therm-a-Rest ridge rest sleeping pads
• Sea to Summit Thermolite sleeping bag liners
• Big Agnes dome tents (style varies)
• Meals, snacks, coffee, and electrolyte drink mixes
• All camp kitchen supplies
• Bear canister
• All sanitation and toilet supplies
• Rod, reel, flies, footwear, and waders (fly fishing trips only)
• Wetsuits, life jackets, helmets and waterproof bags (rafting trips only)
• Luggage storage

WHAT TO BRING
• Appropriate layered clothing–including a rain jacket and pants
• Proper footwear–sturdy tennis shoes or hiking boots, 2 to 3 pairs of wool or synthetic socks, and lightweight camp shoes
• Water bottles for 2 to 3 liters or hydration bladder
• Any prescribed medications or over the counter medications/vitamins that you take regularly
• Bug repellant, sunscreen, toothbrush, toothpaste, and lip balm with sunscreen
• Sunglasses and sunhat or baseball cap
• Camera
• Gloves and a warm hat-like beanie are recommended
• Swimsuit

OTHER INFORMATION
• Our first-aid-certified guides carry first aid kits, permits, maps, radios/cell phones, and water filters
• Guide gratuity is not included; for exemplary service, a 10-20% tip is customary
• Prices subject to change

For more information, call (209) 379-2373 x3 or email recreation@rushcreeklodge.com.

* Conditions permitting. Call for additional seasonal availability.

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