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Yosemite NPS Backpacking Trip: COVID19 Times

How to Obtain Backcountry Permits at Yosemite National Park: Link: https://yosemite.org/planning-your-wilderness-permit/ Prior COVID 1. Apply 6-months in advance 2. Walk-in 24 hours before your trip, which may include waiting outside hours prior. Yosemite allocates 40% percentage of permits for walk-in permits. It allows locals like us to take a chance to backpack. COVID19 There are no… Read more Yosemite NPS Backpacking Trip: COVID19 Times

What’s in the Pack? Yosemite Backpacking Edition

Big 4 + its accessoriesšŸ’„Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 2017 Edition (Stephen carries)šŸ’„Big Agnes footprintšŸ’„Thermarest NeoAir Xlite Sleeping Pad (new, old one popped)šŸ’„Osprey Packs Aura 65LšŸ’„Osprey Rain CoveršŸ’„Enlightened Equipment revelation quilt customized for 10 degrees, 850 downtek, extra long, extra wide, navy blue outside, orange in the side. 2017 Cost: $313, now $420.22šŸ’„ Water-proof green stuff sack… Read more What’s in the Pack? Yosemite Backpacking Edition

Fire Safety in the Outdoors

Did you know California requires a fire permit? “Campfire Permits are required for open fires, such as campfire, barbecues and portable stoves on federally controlled lands and private lands that are the property of another person. On private lands, written permission from the landowner is also required for campfire use.” – https://www.readyforwildfire.org/permits/campfire-permit/ To Attain A… Read more Fire Safety in the Outdoors


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