Backpacking Bear Lake in the Emigrant Wilderness
Merced, CA5.0 (1 reviews)
- Stunning Alpine Lakes
- Granite Domes & Peaks
- Pristine Creeks
- Amazing Glacial History
- Gorgeous Meadows
- Vivid Night Skies
This 4-day adventure explores the amazing Emigrant Wilderness just north of Yosemite National Park. The area offers many of the features of Yosemite, but with more solitude and wildness. Characterized by broad, glacial-carved river valleys; wildflower-laden meadows; pristine, snow-fed creeks; towering granite peaks and domes; and breathtaking alpine lakes, this trip explores a dramatic and scenic part of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
$1520 Per Person
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 3
Scale of 1-5. 1 is least difficult; 5 is most difficult
This trip follows well maintained trails and has generally moderately strenuous hiking distances of 6-9.5 miles. Some obstacles include loose dirt, large stepping stones, mud, tree roots and creek crossings.
Up to 8 mi
Max Daily Elev. ↑↓:
Up to 1660 ft
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS TRIP
- Hiking uphill or downhill with a 35-45 lb backpack for 6-8 hours
- Maintaining balance and footing on moderately rugged terrain
- Hiking with occasional, light heights exposure
SOLITUDE LEVEL 4
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this High Sierra backpacking trip a solitude 4. You can expect to see a couple other groups of hikers per day.
Travel in perfect company by booking a private trip exclusively for your group!
Our sliding scale for private trips is based on the final number of guests in your group. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax, national park fees or guide gratuity. The final rate is based on the actual number of guests on the trip and may adjust based on cancellations or additions.
Please Note: you can also enjoy a private trip at our normal scheduled rates by filling any empty tour to capacity. However, if group members drop from the tour those spots will automatically become available on our website for instant booking. By purchasing a private trip at the rates listed below, your trip will remain exclusive to your group regardless of cancellations.
PRIVATE RATES FOR THIS TRIP
- 2 People: Rate x 2.5
- 3 People: Rate x 1.75
- 4 People: Rate x 1.25
- 5+ People: Rate x 1.15
*all rates are per person