Yosemite Backpacking Trips

Backpacking Trips in Yosemite National Park

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Explore the backcountry of Yosemite National Park on a guided backpacking trip with AOA! Arguably one of the most iconic symbols of wilderness in the United States, Yosemite offers rugged hiking through glacier-carved valleys, epic views of towering granite walls, crisp alpine lakes, and restful relaxation beneath a starry night sky.

A guided backpacking trip in Yosemite is an excellent way to become acquainted with a more demanding level of outdoor adventuring or to explore a new and unfamiliar wilderness region. AOA’s outdoor guides are highly-skilled, professional, wilderness first responder certified with all the know-how and experience to make your backpacking trip the adventure of a lifetime.

For more information about our trips call us at 866-455-1601.

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Yosemite Falls Backpacking Trip

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Explore Yosemite backcountry over 4 days! Hike the Yosemite Creek Trail, summit Eagle Peak and hike to Yosemite Falls.
Price: $845 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Season: Summer
Accommodations: Camping

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Yosemite Half Dome Backpacking Trip

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Explore Yosemite backcountry with treks in Little Yosemite Valley, swimming in the Merced River and hike the infamous Half Dome!
Price: $895 pp + local permits and fees
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Season: Summer
Accommodations: Camping

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If you’re planning a trip to Yosemite, you’ll want to know about the most scenic views in the park that you can hike or drive to and the 5 best waterfalls of Yosemite!

Are you planning on backpacking or camping this summer? If you’re without a sleeping bag, you might want to read up the 4 steps to buying the perfect sleeping bag.

Backpacking is the best way to explore the backcountry, but not the most glamorous. If you haven’t been on a backpacking trip before, here is a guide to preparing for your first backpacking trip so you can get a good idea of what to expect.

Need help choosing a backpack for your upcoming hiking trip? We’ve created a guide on how to find the right backpack for hiking and backpacking.

Heading into the backcountry without a first aid kit is a huge no-no. At the least, you should always carry a basic first aid kit with you anywhere you go! You can buy one, but sometimes the pre-made kits don’t have everything you would need. Here’s a little help from AOA on how to create a basic first aid kit. 


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AOA is one of the foremost operators in the adventure travel industry, providing services to over 30 partner companies and countless private groups. We have deep experience working with:

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