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Backpacking Yosemite

Chilnualna Falls

If you've always wanted to learn to backpack or you just want people to go with in a fun and safe environment, here is your chance. Chilnualna Falls is a breathtaking waterfall in Southern Yosemite. This trail starts at 4000 feet and hikes to 6000+ feet, and is a good early or late season trip. On this three-day backpacking trip our experienced and friendly guides will cover all the basics you need to begin planning and conducting your own adventures.




Yosemite National Park


10:30 AM on Day 1, to approximately 4:30 PM on Day 3


No experience required. This trip is great for both beginner and seasoned backpackers.

What to Bring

Please see the Backpacking Gear Checklist for what to bring and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Be sure to bring cash for the entrance fee into Yosemite National Park and consider bringing a tip for your guide for exceptional service.

Outback Adventures Provides

  • Meals, including breakfasts and dinners
  • Tents
  • Stoves
  • Cooking Equipment
  • Saftey Equipment (1st Aid Kit, Water Treatment, Repair Kits, etc.)
  • Experienced, friendly guides

Directions to Yosemite from San Jose:

From the South Bay Area take 101 south to Gilroy. Out of Gilroy take 152 east (over the Pacheco pass) to Chowchilla where you will get on 99 south. Take 99 south to Madera where you will take 145 east. 145 goes through Madera and requires a few turns through town so follow the signs carefully. Take 145 east to highway 41 north. Highway 41 north will take you into Wawona, fallow the signs to the Wawona ranger station. See you there at 11:00 am!! Leave at least 5 hours for the drive.

Meeting Place:Wawona Ranger Station (near Highway 41 park entrance) at 11:00 AM



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