Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point – Trip 3

Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point – Trip 3

Snowshoe to one of Yosemite Valley’s greatest panoramas with an expert naturalist guide.
March 16, 2019

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, then take the scenic route back to Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

Included with your registration:

  • A full-day guided snowshoe adventure (Saturday, March 16, starting at 8 am and lasting about eight hours).
  • Park entry (as needed).
  • Snowshoe rental (as needed).
  • Camping included, if needed; limited sites are shared among all the participants (reservation arrives Friday, March 15, and departs Sunday, March 17) at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley. We cannot adjust these dates.

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.

Experience Level: Any. Participants must be physically fit.
Hiking: Moderate–challenging. 7 miles round-trip.
Elevation: 7,000 feet.
Registration Price: $99
Dick Ewart, Yosemite Conservancy expert guide

Dick Ewart

Dick Ewart a veteran hiker and skier, has been a ranger-naturalist in Yosemite for over thirty years. He has hiked most of the park’s 800 miles of trails. His BA degree in biol­ogy is from the University of New Hampshire and his New England accent is as strong as ever. Dick spends his summers presenting naturalist programs at Glacier Point, and his winters leading snowshoe hikes at the Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area.