Fall 2023 Week of Wilderness (WOW)
Sunday, August 13 - Friday, August 18
The WOW is an amazing experience for new students at UC Merced, both incoming freshmen and transfer students. During the trip, participants are introduced to both wilderness travel and their upcoming college experience; all within a healthy and safe group environment.
Week of Wilderness Yosemite Backpacking
Spend an amazing week in the Yosemite backcountry backpacking and learning about the wilderness of Yosemite. Due to current snow conditions in the backcountry, the exact details of the route will be determined in early August. This trip includes transportation, group food, backpacking and camping gear, park and guide fees. This trip is rated moderate to strenuous for altitude, mileage and carrying large loads.