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Introducing Kids to Backpacking

Hiking, backpacking, running, biking, climbing, rafting, and other human-powered activities in Yosemite National Park

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Introducing Kids to Backpacking

Postby hiker97 » Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:29 pm

I am planning to introduce my young children to backpacking at an early age (they love car/tent camping already). I was thinking about May Lake for its short distance from the trailhead, dayhiking opportunities the 2nd day and HSC toilets. Does anyone have other recommendations for fairly easy High Sierra/Yosemite trails for starters?
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Postby bill-e-g » Sun Aug 10, 2008 5:30 pm

These would be good for kids IMO:
Glen Aulin
Lyell Canyon ... flat for 8 miles
Yosemite Creek from YC Campground.
Bridalveil Creek
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