Yosemite Backpacking Trips

Yosemite National Park is truly a crown jewel of America’s many outstanding backpacking destinations. This remarkable landscape, deeply loved by naturalist John Muir and photographer Ansel Adams, features breathtaking mountains, deep valleys, majestic meadows, ancient sequoias, wild rivers, massive granite domes and much more. Our Yosemite hiking tours visit the most sought after icons of the Sierra Nevadas: Half Dome, Nevada Falls, Cathedral Lakes and the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne…to name a few.

With over 800 miles of scenic trails, the options for hiking and backpacking this sublime wilderness are plentiful. Come and see what those before you found so awe-inspiring and deeply compelling. Our Yosemite backpacking tours have become a favorite of our many loyal guests and we’re sure they will provide you with endless fond memories.

Red Peak Pass Loop

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 6 Days

Distance: 48 miles

Difficulty: Advanced

Clouds Rest & Half Dome

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 4 days

Distance: 28 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate

Half Dome Backpacking

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 3 days

Distance: 18 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate

Merced River Loop

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 5 Days

Distance: 35 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate

Vogelsang Peak Loop

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 4 Days

Distance: 38 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate +

Vogelsang to Half Dome

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 5 Days

Distance: 35 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate +

Yosemite Falls & Snow Creek Loop

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 4 days

Distance: ~25 miles

Difficulty: Intermediate +

Yosemite Introductory Backpacking

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 3 or 4 Days

Distance: 15 to 20 miles

Difficulty: Beginner +/Intermediate

Thousand Island Lakes

Trip Type: Backpacking

Duration: 4 Days

Distance: 25 miles

DifficultyIntermediate +

Why Travel With FSG

Top-Ranked Tour Company

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Exceptional Guides

Our guiding staff consists primarily of seasoned veterans who have been guiding professionally, full-time, for a decade or more. In addition to their extensive experience, our guides are fun, accommodating, approachable, entertaining, polite and just plain good people.

All-Inclusive Tours

We’re at work, you’re on vacation! We take care of all the logistics associated with a backcountry adventure and handling all the dirty work. Gear, food, permits, transportation…we have you covered and it’s all included.

Local Experts

The Southwestern U.S. is our home and our passion. We’ve been exploring this region for decades and know it intimately. This is our niche and nobody does it better.