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Yosemite North Boundary Tour
Yosemite National Park, Sierra Nevada


Day 1
We meet at a campsite near Twin Lakes, just outside the town of Bridgeport, between 4 and 6pm. Exact location TBD. Dinner will be served that night and your guide will conduct a pack check and go over all the gear for the trip.

Day 2
After a hearty breakfast, we begin the day by hiking up the Robinson Creek drainage with fleeting views of the spectacular Sawtooth Range. We spend our first night at beautiful Peeler Lake in the Toiyabe National Forest, just on the border with Yosemite National Park.


Day 3
We soon cross into Yosemite National Park past Kerrick Meadow. Continuing down Rancheria Creek we eventually pass over Seavey pass at the head of kerrick Canyon and down into Benson Lake, one of the most spectacular settings on all the Yosemite High Country and a highlight of our trip. We spend the evening along the shores of Benson Lake.

Day 4
Today is layover day at Benson Lake enjoying the beautiful sand beaches and taking short hikes. Truly a spectacular setting. Another option is to continue along the PCT a little further to Smedberg Lake, another very picturesque High Sierra Lake


Day 5
The morning is spent continuing along the PCT towards Smedberg Lake. Passing over Benson Pass we descend into Matterhorn Canyon and leave the PCT to continue up canyon where we establish the nights camp.

Day 6
Passing over Burro Pass and it's incredible views of the Northern Yosemite country, we descend into slide canyon just on the North side of the Sawtooth Range. Another climb takes us back to the crest of the Sierra Nevada and the Boundary with Yosemite National Park, where we establish camp at scenic Crown Lake in the Toiyabe National Forest.

Day 7
After breakfast we descend past Robinson Lakes where we soon meet the Peeler Lake trail, thereby completing our loop. We then descend back down Robinson Creek to Twin Lakes where a hot shower or hot spring await us.