Backpack Yosemite (OATS)

Outdoor adventure trips for new Cal students

This Yosemite trip is an OATS favorite destination. We’ll be headed to this spectacular national park for 6 days, but will avoid the crowds and sight of vehicles by basing ourselves out of Hetch Hetchy. This northern section of the park provides us with the amazing scenery, miles of remote trails and plenty of lakes, mountains and meadows to explore. This trip is great for you whether you’ve never been to Yosemite or whether you grew up visiting the valley each year as a child.

Dates Days Time Fee Register
7/1-7/6 Tues-Sun 2PM-5PM $425 FULL
8/10-8/15 Sun-Fri 2PM-5PM $425 FULL
Trip Notes
  • If trip is FULL, email to be added to this trip’s waitlist.
  • This trip will meet at 2:00pm on campus. More details regarding the meeting location will be sent out via e-mail following registration.
  • Check out our other great new student trips
  • We can provide storage for you to leave one small duffel bag on campus during the trip.
  • Get more info on Yosemite National Park


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