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Backpacking group shot in front of Half Dome

How to Train for Backpacking – Part II

In How to Train for Backpacking – Part I, we dove into goals for backpacking and a general plan to prepare for your trip. In How to Train for Backpacking – Part II, we will go deeper into specific strength exercises anyone can do at

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Summer Camp group photo on top of Clouds Rest

How To Prepare For a Backpacking Summer Camp

So you’ve signed your kid up for a backpacking trip with Lasting Adventures this summer; now what? You and your child can do several things to prepare for backpacking summer camp beforehand to ensure a fantastic experience for everyone.  Top Things to Prepare for Backpacking

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2023 Yosemite Snowpack & Summer Expectations

The current snowpack in the central Sierra is over 230% of normal and steadily increasing. Simply put, we are about to reach record snowpack levels and are not nearly through our Miracle March or our April Showers. Much more is yet to come, including the

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The Wild and Amazing Women of Yosemite

Four women that forever changed Yosemite. Cover photo: Yosemite climbing legend, Lynn Hill, LA Times Women have played an influential role in the history of Yosemite for thousands of years, although you don’t hear their names as often as the likes of John Muir, Chief

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Family celebrating on top of Half Dome while the sun is setting.

Top Yosemite Guide Service Moments of 2022

In 2022 Lasting Adventures had the privilege of sharing the wonders of the outdoors with almost 1,000 people on our guide service trips! This includes over 725 day hikers and 236 people that were brave enough to ditch modern society and go backpacking. We even

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Horsetail Fall on El Capitan glowing orange with the sunset.

10 Things I Learned About Yosemite’s Firefall

The Horsetail Fall “Firefall” is one of the most coveted photo ops in the valley. But it’s also one of the hardest to get. Here are 10 things I learned from chasing the Yosemite Firefall multiple times. Photos and words by LA guide, Kara Maceross

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