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Wilderness backpacking 7days/6nights in July 2014

  • Jul 20, 2014 · 8:00 AM
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WHAT

• backpacking trip, 7 days & 6 nights

• hiking 5-9 miles per day at elevations between 7,000 and 10,000 feet

• photographing of sunsets, sunrises, star trails, the Milky Way

WHERE

• Yosemite National Park and Hoover Wilderness

• Tuolumne Meadows to Twin Lakes (45 miles)

http://caltopo.com/map?id=6S1P

• http://files.meetup.com/1491227/Tuolumne%20Meadows%20to%20Twin%20Lakes.PNG

WHEN

• July 20-26

• Day 1: 5 miles to Glen Aulin

• Day 2: 9 miles to McCabe Lakes

• Day 3: 8 miles to Matterhorn Canyon

• Day 4: 7 miles to Benson Lake

• Day 5: off, rest, day hikes, explore nearby lakes

• Day 6: 9 miles to Peeler Lake

• Day 7: 7 miles to Twin Lakes

WHO

• 6 people

• selection depends on meeting all requirements, past NO-SHOW history, backpacking experience

REQUIREMENTS

• provide answers to all questions when RSVPing

• backpacking experience: at least 3 days at ~9000 feet of elevation and more than 5 miles per day 1 month before the event date

• must be self-sufficient (have your own backpacking and photography gear)

COSTS

• $7.50 per person to cover cost of wilderness permit

HOST

• Francisco

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  • Chris S.

    Hey I hope y'all had an awesome adventure! Any bear encounters?

    July 27, 2014

  • Anthony W.

    Great fun, what an adventure and good company all round.

    July 26, 2014

  • Anthony W.

    My boss approved my vacation, look forward to the trek.

    May 28, 2014

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