Yosemite National Park Hikes

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...

Takeaways From A Yosemite Retreat For Women Fighting Cancer by Nicole Frati, Lasting Adventures guide “We are so thankful you are here.” Those were the first words that came out of Laura’s mouth as I walked up to her and nine other smiling women for the start of...

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,...

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...

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...