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    US West Hiking Tours

    Hiking tours in the US West offer access to America’s most majestic natural landscapes, providing an unforgettable adventure travel experience. From the sun-drenched trails of the Grand Canyon to the rugged paths of Yosemite National Park, joining a trekking tour in the US West is an opportunity for a life-changing adventure. This region blends the raw beauty of nature with unique American culture, offering hikers an enriching experience.

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      Open details for Yosemite Falls Backpacking Tour

      Yosemite

      Yosemite Falls Backpacking Tour

      The Yosemite Falls Backpacking Tour may be only three days, but it packs a punch when it comes to dazzling scenery, ridiculous views, and hiking adventures. Expect to wind to North America’s highest waterfalls, the ever-so mighty: Yosemite Falls. But that’s not all! You’ll get to marvel at the imposing Mt. Watkins and Half Dome from your spectacular camping spot on Day 2.

      Trekking
      Guided
      May-Jun
      3 days from $995USDDetails
      Open details for Backpacking in the Sierra Nevada Tour

      US West

      Backpacking in the Sierra Nevada Tour

      For adventurers looking for a beginner-friendly but highly rewarding trekking tour, this journey through the Sierra Nevada is for you. Spend the first night in a lakeside resort at nature’s doorstep, then venture into the wilderness for the rest of the 4-day tour. Pack your backpack and follow your guide through trails replete with pine trees, streams, waterfalls, and alpine meadows until reaching your high-mountain lakeside campsite where you’ll stay for two nights. Hiking options are available on Day 3: relax by the lake, take a short walk, or choose to summit the nearby 3,200-metre Madera Peak. Treat yourself to a long-weekend getaway in the absolutely breathtaking Ansel Adams Wilderness in the Sierra Nevada.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Aug
      4 days from $1,195USDDetails
      Open details for Hiking in Yosemite Valley Tour

      Yosemite

      Hiking in Yosemite Valley Tour

      Explore the highlights of the magnificent Yosemite Valley on this 4-day hiking tour. Your expert wilderness guide will lead you on- and off-trail to the valley’s most incredible vantage points. For landscape photographers, this is your weekend tour!

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jun
      4 days from $1,295USDDetails
      Open details for Alpine Lakes Backpacking Adventure

      Yosemite

      Alpine Lakes Backpacking Adventure

      Escape society and travel deep into remote wonders tucked into Ansel Adams Wilderness on this guided Alpine Lakes Backpacking Adventure. Alongside a trusted guide, you’ll travel to pristine scenery, such as granite peaks, meadows cloaked in wildflowers, glittering lakes, and rivers cutting into Southern Yosemite’s tremendous landscape.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jul-Sep
      5 days from $1,495USDDetails
      Open details for Winter in the American West Self-drive Tour

      US West

      Winter in the American West Self-drive Tour

      The southwestern United States is a spectacular area of contrasting landscapes, from the rugged Pacific coast and glittering cities to the wild canyons of Utah’s Colour Country. The Winter in the American West Self-drive Tour is an unreal self-guided road trip through some of the most beautiful landscapes of the southwest, from the coast to the desert.

      Overland
      Self-Guided
      Jan-Apr, Dec
      14 days from $1,550USDDetails
      Open details for Pacific Northwest Self-Drive Tour

      West Coast & Vancouver Island

      Pacific Northwest Self-Drive Tour

      The Pacific Northwest is full of diverse and beautiful landscapes for you to discover on this self-drive adventure. This itinerary leads you to the mountains and coastline so you can hike and explore Seattle, Whistler, and Vancouver Island.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Jun-Oct
      15 days from $1,925USDDetails
      Open details for Half Dome Backpacking Tour

      Yosemite

      Half Dome Backpacking Tour

      One word describes this “bang for your buck” guided 5-day Half Dome Backpacking Tour in Yosemite National Park: epic. Traverse a montage of remarkable scenery before ascending the iconic Half Dome. Camp along the scenic Merced River, pass by the roaring Nevada Fall and meander a portion of the famous John Muir Trail.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jun-Jul, Sep
      5 days from $1,995USDDetails
      Open details for Cloud’s Rest and Half Dome Backpacking Trip

      Yosemite

      Cloud’s Rest and Half Dome Backpacking Trip

      Explore the spectacular scenery sprawling across Yosemite National Park, view some wild wonders from up close as you snake along the various paths—including the famous John Muir Trail—and marvel at the staggering landscape layered below from atop Cloud’s Rest and Half Dome. That’s right, the 5-day guided Cloud’s Rest and Half Dome Backpacking Trip takes you to two of the most remarkable peaks in Yosemite.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Sep
      5 days from $2,095USDDetails
      Open details for High Passes Backpacking Trip in Yosemite

      Yosemite

      High Passes Backpacking Trip in Yosemite

      Escape to the wild and embark on the unforgettable guided High Passes Backpacking Trip in Yosemite National Park. This impressive route has you traversing 80 km and crossing 4 high elevation passes in 8 days. You’ll spend each night camping in the thick of the wild, alongside scenic lakes with elaborate mountain backdrops, such as Upper Merced Pass Lake and Lake 10K.

      Walking
      Guided
      Jul-Aug
      8 days from $2,295USDDetails
      Open details for Hiking in the High Sierra Tour

      US West

      Hiking in the High Sierra Tour

      This magnificent 5-day journey into the High Sierra will allow you to reconnect with nature. Your gear will be carried by pack animals—all you have to carry is a day-pack with your clothes, water, and camera—so you can enjoy the hike and admire the surrounding without the burden of bearing weight. Appreciate nature, unburdened.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jul-Aug
      5 days from $2,295USDDetails
      Open details for Red Peak Pass Backpacking Tour

      Yellowstone

      Red Peak Pass Backpacking Tour

      Lace up your hiking boots and traverse 83 kilometres of Yosemite National Park’s wildly scenic backyard on this 7-day guided Red Peak Pass Backpacking Tour. Spend 5 nights camping alongside lakes and rivers, such as the unbelievably stunning Ottoway Lakes and the truly magical, impressive Merced River.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jul-Aug
      7 days from $2,295USDDetails
      Open details for Ales and Trails Hiking Tour

      US West

      Ales and Trails Hiking Tour

      The love of hiking and love of craft-beer make the perfect pair on this 5-day tour. Spend five glorious days exploring the Ansel Adams Wilderness with nights spent stargazing, accompanied by a specially brewed craft beer by Southgate Brewery.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jul
      5 days from $2,495USDDetails
      Open details for Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

      US West

      Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking

      Spend six amazing days exploring the volcanic region of Lassen Volcanic National Park Hiking!

      Walking
      Guided
      Jul
      6 days from $2,555USDDetails
      Open details for Capitol Reef and Grand Staircase-Escalante Hiking

      US West

      Capitol Reef and Grand Staircase-Escalante Hiking

      Visit the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Capitol Reef National Park on this 6-day guided hiking tour of Utah’s red rock canyon area. You’ll love the interesting trails and unique geological formations that make Utah such a must-see hiking destination!

      Walking
      Guided
      Oct
      6 days from $2,595USDDetails
      Open details for Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Tour

      US West

      Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Tour

      Explore the beautiful Colorado mountains on this 6-day guided hiking tour of Rocky Mountain National Park. You’ll love staying in the park with easy access to incredible hikes where you’ll explore new sights every day, passing below 54 named summits exceeding 14,000 feet.

      Walking
      Guided
      Jun
      6 days from $2,645USDDetails

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      US West General Information

      Where to Hike in the US West

      Deciding where to hike in the US West involves choosing either a specific trail or a base for multiple excursions. Yosemite National Park is a favorite for its iconic Half Dome and El Capitan, while Zion National Park offers the unique Narrows hike. The Grand Canyon, with its awe-inspiring vistas, serves as a challenging yet rewarding trekking destination.

      What Makes Hiking in the US West Special?

      Hiking in the US West is special due to its diverse terrains, from desert landscapes to dense forests and towering mountain peaks. The region boasts famous trails such as the Pacific Crest Trail and the Bright Angel Trail, offering hikers of all levels a mix of challenges and breathtaking scenery, alongside encounters with distinctive American wildlife and plant life.

      When to Go Hiking in the US West

      The best time for hiking in the US West varies by location but generally falls from late spring to early fall. These months provide the most favorable weather conditions across various terrains, from desert to high mountain trails. While summer offers long daylight hours for hiking, it's also the peak season for many national parks, so planning for spring or fall can help avoid the crowds.

      Top 5 Hiking Adventures in the West USA:

      1. John Muir Trail, California: Spanning approximately 211 miles through the Sierra Nevada mountain range, this trail offers hikers the chance to explore Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks. It's known for its stunning mountainous landscapes and is a bucket-list adventure for serious hikers.
      2. The Narrows, Zion National Park, Utah: This unique hike involves wading and sometimes swimming through the Virgin River, with towering canyon walls on either side. It's a one-of-a-kind experience in one of Utah's most beautiful national parks.
      3. Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California: A challenging day hike culminating in the iconic ascent of Half Dome's cable route, this adventure offers unparalleled views of Yosemite Valley and requires a permit due to its popularity and difficulty.
      4. Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona: Leading into the heart of the Grand Canyon, this trail offers stunning views and a challenging descent into one of the natural wonders of the world, making it a must-do for any hiker visiting the area.
      5. Teton Crest Trail, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming: This multi-day trek offers breathtaking views of the Teton Range, with opportunities to see wildlife, alpine terrain, and glacial lakes. It's an unforgettable journey through some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the United States.

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