Outdoor Adventure Education

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...

By: Amelia Roland Those of us who have spent time outdoors know there’s much to be gained from it. Whether you’re hiking, camping, mountain biking or just simply going for a walk in the park there’s something to be gained from being close to nature. Perhaps...

By: Kimball Stewart The first step to having a successful outdoor adventure isn’t finding the perfect Instagram shot. No, it’s not even buying the latest high-tech GPS. The first step is much simpler: take care of yourself! Amid the busy lives we lead it can be...

Discovering the Importance of LNT Principals By: Kimball Stewart With well over 5 million people visiting Yosemite National Park this past year, understanding an individual’s impact on the land is critical. Like with all of our protected lands, we love Yosemite because it offers us a taste of...

How a 30 day Adventure in the Wilderness Will Change your Life By: Kimball Stewart (For more details, visit Yosemite Leadership Expedition.) A short backpacking trip is often enough to instill delight and gratification beyond what many other activities can offer. By simply stepping into the wilderness for...

At Lasting Adventures, one of our most cherished responsibilities is to be stewards of the parks and lands we love. To this end, I had the amazing opportunity to become a Leave No Trace Master Educator while backpacking through Saguaro National Park last week. The course...

A collaboration between UC Davis School of Education & Lasting Adventures Adventure Enrichment Camp for students exiting grades 9-12 An opportunity to explore how human, animal, and environmental health are linked while backpacking through the backcountry of Yosemite National Park. This week-long camp will use the natural laboratory...

Yosemite Summer Camp Tradition After nearly a full week of adventure in Yosemite National Park, each youth participant in our summer camp backpacking series is “branded” with a bracelet. This “Adventure Bracelet” as it has come to be named, serves to remind the youth about the...

Exhausted and feeling as if though they could not go much further, the group of seven boys, five girls, and three leaders cautiously inched upwards along the granite “shoulder” leading to the summit of Clouds Rest at 9,926’ in Yosemite National Park. This group of...