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A Yosemite family backpacking trip spanning three generations and dozens of miles. Words and photos by Kara Maceross, Lasting Adventures guide   As I was preparing for my last trip of the season with Lasting Adventures I looked at the forms to find out about my next crew...

What 27-Days in the Yosemite Backcountry Did For One Summer Camper by Zoe Ferguson, Lasting Adventures staffer and former summer camp attendee   Enrolling in the 27-day Junior Leadership summer camp program was an easy decision for me. After going on both the 6- and 13-day youth trips...

From the dry cleaners to guide life in Yosemite, one man's tale of tasty 'dillas. By Curtis Ivanoff, Lasting Adventures intern   Last summer I worked at the dry cleaners. I felt stuck, frustrated and bored. All I did for the job was stand in one position, scan...

A great cup of coffee to jumpstart an early summit on Half Dome? Yes, please. Yosemite’s Half Dome is a sacred summit. During the few months it opens to the public, thousands of people apply for only 300 permits a day to top this iconic peak...

Lassen Volcanic National Park: 7 Must-See Sights of Northern California's Jurassic Wilderness By Riley Cox, Lasting Adventures guide Nestled in the mountains of Northern California lies the volcanic wonderland of Lassen Volcanic National Park, a broken landscape of alpine forest lakes and stark lava beds, steam fumaroles and bubbling...

Top 10 Questions for Lasting Adventures about the Ferguson Fire 7/25/2018 For updated information please see: HERE How big is the Ferguson Fire? The Ferguson Fire is currently nearing 40,000 acres.   Where is the Ferguson Fire currently located? The Ferguson Fire is located to the north and south of...

Wildlife on a Yosemite Backpacking Trip: Should I Be Worried? By: Juliet Ramirez & Scott Gehrman I was recently on a wilderness backpacking trip with Lasting Adventures in Yosemite National Park that felt like it couldn’t get any better. I was saying a heartfelt goodbye to my...

Finding the right adventure summer camp in California can be daunting, but the first question you should ask yourself, is your child ready for a multi-day backpacking adventure? Hiking by waterfalls, campfires alongside a lake, and reaching the summit of a peak tend to gain...