Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point - Trip 3

Yosemite visitors enjoy a guided snowshoe tour to Dewey Point.
March 4, 2017

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, March 4, starting at 8 am and lasting about eight hours)
  • Park entry (as needed)
  • Snowshoe rental (as needed)
  • Two nights of camping (as needed, March 3 and March 4) 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. 

Interested in our other Yosemite snowshoe walks? Choose from the following dates: Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point — Jan. 7, Feb. 11or March 18

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
Naturalist Guide: Dick Ewart
View a suggested snowshoe walk packing list
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.