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Skyline to the Sea Trail - Big Basin Redwoods State Park

A great beginning backpacking trip right here in the Bay Area

A quick half-hour drive from San Jose will take you to the Santa Cruz Mountains- home of beautiful redwood forests, waterfalls, miles of forested trails, and amazing views you never thought possible this close to home. This two-day overnight trip is a perfect introduction to backpacking, right in your backyard!




Skyline Boulevard, Santa Cruz Mountains


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 from San Jose:

Please contact us for meeting location



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Skyline to the Sea Trail

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Skyline to the Sea Trail

Castle Rock State Park

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