Yosemite Family Adventures

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...

20 customer reviews from a 5-star summer "Customer" isn't the right word for guests of Lasting Adventures' guided backpacking trips and summer camps. Sure we're hired guides, but it only takes a day or two on trail to realize the relationship roots much deeper than business....

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...

After months of heavy precipitation in the Sierras, a unique and spectacular season for Yosemite waterfalls has arrived! Spring is in the air in Yosemite, and as the snow melts after an exceptionally heavy winter in the backcountry, a fleeting and truly outstanding waterfall season is...

We can't know exactly when Yosemite seasonal openings will occur, but we can guess! So, let's have a contest. "Guess the Openings" Giveaway: Win $500 toward your next Lasting Adventure! Rounding into adventure summer camp and backpacking season in Yosemite, every year mother nature presents a few...

A collection of trail-inspired tunes to set you free wherever you may be. It’s wintertime, and the Sierras are covering themselves in a beautiful blanket of wild, unpredictable, fuzzy snow. That hasn't stopped us from getting into the wilderness with some adventurous snowshoeing friends this season,...

Written By Juliet Ramirez I grew up in a small town on the Gulf Coast where I was taught to be pretty, not strong. I was bookish. I thrived in school, but I never thought of myself as athletic or particularly capable in the wilderness. I...