Snowshoe Yosemite: Valley Vistas atop Dewey Point – Trip 4

Visitors enjoy a guided Yosemite snowshoe tour to Dewey Point.
March 18, 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 18, starting at 8 am and lasting about eight hours)
  • Park entry (as needed)
  • Snowshoe rental (as needed)
  • Two nights of camping (as needed, March 17 and March 18) 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. 11, or March 4

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: Shirley Spencer
View a suggested snowshoe walk packing list


Shirley Spencer, Yosemite Conservancy expert artist instructor

Shirley Spencer

Shirley Spencer is a renowned artist, musician/singer, athlete and educator. She is also the author/illustrator of Yosemite Conservancy’s Flowering Shrubs of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada and co-author (with her husband Mark) of Southern Yosemite Rock Climbs. Since the 1980s, thousands have been lucky enough to explore Yosemite with Shirley and share her infectious affinity for the outdoors.