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Snowshoeing in Yosemite is an amazing experience! Snowshoeing is easy to learn and offers you the chance to get into the less-traveled winter wonderland that the Yosemite backcountry. Enjoy private, panoramic vistas with Yosemite Valley as the backdrop below the exhilarating sheer walls of Dewey Point. Unlike any other Yosemite experience, this unforgettable snowshoe tour belongs at the top of your bucket list! All tours are private.
Meeting Location: Badger Pass Ski Area at 7,200′
High Point: Dewey Point at 7,200′
For those looking to fully embrace all winter has to offer, head up to the high country and snowshoe from the Badger Pass Ski Resort to Dewey Point, an incredible outcropping that offers expansive views of the Yosemite Valley including the towering El Capitan. One of our knowledgeable Yosemite guides will meet you up at the Badger Pass parking area where they will provide snowshoes and hiking poles and will educate you on the proper techniques of snow shoeing and safe backcountry winter travel. Along the way, you will pass through a winter wonderland of snow covered trees, meadows and beautiful Yosemite vistas ending with the awe inspiring Dewey Point outlook.
For those looking for an extra challenge, this hike can be extended to include Crocker and Stanford Point, two more amazing outlooks beyond Dewey Point.
Guides carry first aid kits, water purification methods, toilet paper (for emergencies), suntan lotion and bug repellent. Please plan to bring your own lunch, snacks, water bottles, etc. Remember, all profits from our guided trips go towards supporting our youth summer camp program.
Note: Should weather, fire, and/or delayed seasonal openings affect the chosen itinerary, a different itinerary will be offered. You will be kept in contact throughout this process. That being said, some of Yosemite most unique winter phenomena occur in less than ideal weather conditions! If there is not enough snow on the ground, the trip will still run as a hiking trip.