Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point – Trip 1

Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point – Trip 1

Yosemite visitors enjoy a guided snowshoe tour to Dewey Point.
January 6, 2018

Winter in Yosemite means quiet days, glittering peaks and snowshoe season! Join us for a guided snowshoe walk to Dewey Point, high above Yosemite Valley. As you make your way through a frosty forest wonderland, your experienced naturalist guide will point out winter wildlife, animal tracks, tree species and more. Enjoy lunch at the overlook, where you’ll find spectacular views of El Capitan, Ribbon Fall and other natural wonders, and then take the scenic route back to Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. 

Included with your registration:

  • A full-day guided snowshoe adventure (Saturday, Jan. 6, starting at 8 am and lasting about eight hours)
  • Park entry (as needed)
  • Snowshoe rental (as needed)
  • Two nights of camping (as needed, Jan. 5 and Jan. 6) at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley
  • Note: There is no discount if you choose not to use our gate pass or campsites. Information about upgrading your accommodations to stay at Yosemite Valley Lodge will be emailed to you after you sign up. The option to upgrade expires 45 days before the program.

Interested in our other Yosemite snowshoe walks? Choose from the following dates: Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point — Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Mar. 3 or Mar. 10

Experience Level: Any. No snowshoeing experience required, but participants must to be physically fit.
Hiking: Moderately challenging, depending on the snow conditions; about seven miles round-trip
Elevation: 7,000 feet
Registration Price: $99
Pete Devine, Yosemite Conservancy Guide

Pete Devine

Pete Devine is the Resident Naturalist for the Conservancy. Pete has lived in Yosemite for about 20 years, has hiked most of its trails, and explained Yosemite to thousands of park visitors. He has studied the Lyell Glacier, added to the park’s bird studies and trained rangers in history, geology and biology. You may have seen Pete’s work in the ‘Yosemite Frazil Ice’ video.