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  • All About the National Parks Annual Pass

    All About the National Parks Annual Pass

    What are the perks of a National Parks pass? It’s $80, so it better be worth it, right? Following up on my previous post, $80 for an annual pass may seem a lot of money, but it is $80 for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per-vehicle fee areas or up…


  • Yosemite National Park Day-Hike Guide During COVID19

    Yosemite National Park Day-Hike Guide During COVID19

    Last weekend we went backpacking in Yosemite National Park, and we had a blast. This was my first time visiting Yosemite Valley, which I heard it is a zoo during regular hours. I wanted to provide tips and tricks how to access Yosemite National Park for a day-hike and backpacking. This is my day-use post.…


  • What’s in the Pack? Yosemite Backpacking Edition

    What’s in the Pack? Yosemite Backpacking Edition

    Big 4 + its accessories💥Big Agnes Copper Spur HV UL2 2017 Edition (Stephen carries)💥Big Agnes footprint💥Thermarest NeoAir Xlite Sleeping Pad (new, old one popped)💥Osprey Packs Aura 65L💥Osprey Rain Cover💥Enlightened Equipment revelation quilt customized for 10 degrees, 850 downtek, extra long, extra wide, navy blue outside, orange in the side. 2017 Cost: $313, now $420.22💥 Water-proof green stuff sack…


  • Yosemite NPS Backpacking Trip: COVID19 Times

    Yosemite NPS Backpacking Trip: COVID19 Times

    How to Obtain Backcountry Permits at Yosemite National Park: Link: https://yosemite.org/planning-your-wilderness-permit/ Prior COVID 1. Apply 6-months in advance 2. Walk-in 24 hours before your trip, which may include waiting outside hours prior. Yosemite allocates 40% percentage of permits for walk-in permits. It allows locals like us to take a chance to backpack. COVID19 There are no…