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backpacking recommendations?

Travelling to and visiting Yosemite National Park in Winter and most of Spring, when snow is on the ground. Includes visiting in winter, snow play, downhill and nordic skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, and snow camping.

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backpacking recommendations?

Postby whitc101 » Wed Mar 25, 2009 6:27 pm

Hi all,
A few friends and I are looking into some backpacking trips for our spring break. We haven't been to Yosemite before, so I was wondering if anyone had recommendations for winter backpacking routes that would be available this time of year. We'd like something at about an intermediate level, 2-4 days of hiking or snowshoeing. Any ideas?
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Postby bill-e-g » Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:44 pm

Well... if you WANT to go snowshoeing you might want to consider
just going to Badger Pass and then heading out towards either:
- Glacier Point
- Ostrander
- Dewey Point

Or you can park at the Tuolumne Grove and just head up 120 as far as
your heart desires.

I can probably tell you how LYV area is after next weekend first hand..
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