Summer Camp

by Chrissy Murphy, Lasting Adventures guide and mother of twin 5-year-old boys Make your first backpacking trip with the kids a pleasant surprise using these three hacks. Pleasantly surprised. This small phrase holds so much more meaning than a mere two words can convey. But in a...

Friends, As our nation grapples with fallout from its own flawed customs and proudly motions for reform, Lasting Adventures stands with the Black community in the battle to exterminate systemic racism. If you’ve ever cooked a backcountry stew you know the effects of stirring the pot. Formerly...

A Springtime Summer Camp Adventure Through The Snow in Yosemite Photos and words by Kara Maceross, Lasting Adventures guide What do you get when you combine two sets of brothers from the Bay that have known each other since they were being burped, a skater boy from...

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...

[rl_gallery id="12354"] How Yosemite's best backpacking guides prepare for summer in the backcountry. Photos by Quinn Sullivan & Mike Misselwitz A lot more goes into staff training at Lasting Adventures than learning life and wilderness skills, safety protocols, customer service and food prep. Every year at the beginning...

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...

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