Two Great Backpacking Trips in Wildest Yosemite

This e-book bundle gives you a more than 20% discount on two Yosemite e-books, a combined $35.90 value:

The Best Backpacking Trip in Yosemite” describes a 74-mile hike south of Tuolumne Meadows that hits must-see highlights including two of the park’s best summits, Clouds Rest (photo above) and Half Dome; thunderous, 594-foot-tall Nevada Fall; the mind-boggling landscapes of Tuolumne, Vogelsang, and Tenaya Lake; and remote, 11,500-foot Red Peak Pass—the highest pass reached by a trail in Yosemite.

A backpacker in the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River, Yosemite National Park.
Todd Arndt backpacking in the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River, Yosemite National Park.

The Best Remote and Uncrowded Backpacking Trip in Yosemite” lays out a plan for a nearly 87-mile hike through the biggest, loneliest chunk of wilderness on the Yosemite map: the vast realm north of Tuolumne Meadows, where 12,000-foot peaks tower above canyons strewn with rock gardens. You’ll cross three 10,000-foot passes, explore the incomparable Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne River, and tag the summit often described as having “the best 360 in Yosemite.”

Both e-books include multiple alternate itinerary options in the same areas, most of them shorter.

Watch the two videos below and read my full stories about these trips, “Best of Yosemite: Backpacking South of Tuolumne Meadows” and “Best of Yosemite: Backpacking Remote Northern Yosemite” (which are premium content, requiring a subscription). Or see photos from both trips in my story “Backpacking 150 Miles Through Wildest Yosemite” (which is free for anyone to read).

Purchase this e-book bundle NOW and save 20% on these two e-books to amazing backpacking trips in Yosemite’s wildest corners!

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