Explore Yosemite on a backpacking trip to Young Lakes. Enjoy the pristine beauty and solitude of the Yosemite wilderness as the seasons begin to change in the high eastern sierra just miles west of Mono Lake. Trip fee includes transportation, backpack, tent, sleeping bag, food, cooking gear, park entrance fee, and bear canister.
Mandatory pre-trip meeting: 7 p.m. September 17, Outdoor Center
Departure time and location: 3:00 p.m. Friday, Outdoor Center
Cost: $60 for UC Merced students and current recreation center members; $80 for all others
Trip rating: moderate