Views From Dewey Point In Yosemite National Park | Somewhere Sierra

Lightweight Backpacking Gear for Thru Hikng

Whether you're looking into one of the Triple-Crown thru hikes in the States, a smaller thru hike that's more closer to home, or you're just looking to upgrade to some better gear- lightweight backpacking gear is going to make a huge difference. Gear is very subjective and will vary from person to person. The more time you spend on trail , the more experience you gain with gear you like, what...
Backpacking El Capitan Historical Trail In Yosemite National Park | Somewhere Sierra

Backpacking The El Capitan Trail in Yosemite

The El Capitan (Historical) Trail is a 17 mile backpacking and hiking trail that goes up past Upper Yosemite Falls and over to the top of El Capitan on the North Rim of Yosemite National Park. The trail is usually hiked point to point, and has great views from the top of the famous granite face and Eagle Point. Overall, the trail is a leg pumping 5,515ft of elevation gain and is rated...