The Best First Backpacking Trips in Yosemite and the Grand Canyon

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The Best First Backpacking Trip in Yosemite” describes a beginner-friendly, 37.2-mile loop from Yosemite Valley that hits famous highlights, including the Mist Trail past 317-foot Vernal Fall and 594-foot Nevada Fall, a section of the John Muir Trail, the cable route up Half Dome (photo above), and the spectacular summit of Clouds Rest.

A hiker near Skeleton Point on the South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon.
David Ports hiking the South Kaibab Trail in the Grand Canyon.

The Best First Backpacking Trip in the Grand Canyon” provides a complete guide to the various possible itineraries for a uniquely scenic, rim-to-rim crossing of one of the planet’s greatest natural wonders on the canyon’s three backpacker-friendly “corridor trails”—the South and North Kaibab and Bright Angel trails.

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With vertiginous cliffs and peaks, numerous waterfalls and cascades, crack-riddled glaciers plastering mountainsides, and raw wilderness where a range of wildlife long gone from most of the continent thrives in shocking abundance, Glacier National Park embodies the highest aspirations of backpackers.

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I felt dubious when a backcountry ranger who’s hiked every mile of trail in the Grand Canyon told me this is the park’s best backpacking trip. After all, there isn’t a mediocre hike in the canyon. Then I backpacked this route and found out he was right.

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When you’re ready to explore as deeply into the Yosemite backcountry as one can go, this nearly 87-mile hike is the adventure for you. It meanders through the biggest, loneliest, and most remote chunk of wilderness on the Yosemite map: the vast realm of deep canyons north of Tuolumne Meadows.

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