The contents of a single CampCrate.  For each additional guest, we will provide an extra sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack, and headlamp.  For each additional two guests, we will provide an extra tent, water filter, and camp stove.The REI Passage-2 tent (included in your kit) set up for the night by the river.
Pohono Trail - Self-Guided Backpacking Trip
Pohono Trail - Self-Guided Backpacking Trip
6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
0 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
0 baths
Please set the number of adults.
Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
Please set the number of infants.
Under 2
6 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Welcome to the newest and most exciting way to book on AirBnB. We (CampCrate) will help you plan and obtain permits for a 3 day backpacking trip on the Pohono Trail in Yosemite National Park. Before your arrival, we will ship the backpacking gear to the Yosemite Valley Post Office for you to pick up. After your trip, use the included, pre-paid shipping label and send it back to us for cleaning.
Please read more in the description below.

The space

Sleeping in the backcountry, hitchhiking, and bathing in the river; You did come here for an adventure, right?

Guest access

It is important to note that this listing does not include a fixed location to sleep. Each day, you will be packing up your camp in your backpack, then moving to your next location. This is the most intimate way to experience the park.

Other things to note

How this works . . . (scroll down for a day-by-day itinerary)
1) Book us on AirBnB
2) We will send you instructions on obtaining a Yosemite Wilderness Permit and a custom day-by-day itinerary to make the most of your trip.
3) A week before your trip, your gear will be shipped to the Yosemite Valley Post Office or your home address
4) Arrive to the park, pick up your gear, and enjoy your life-changing (it really is) backpacking trip
5) When you are done, drop your gear back off at the Post Office with the pre-paid shipping label


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 air mattresses
Bedroom 2
2 air mattresses
Bedroom 3
2 air mattresses

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM


5 Reviews

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Shiv User Profile
July 2017
You must do this!! Don't go to a cabin or a hotel. You get the very best of Yosemite this way. We are a family of 6 with 4 teenagers and this was just perfect. We picked up the gear and found a spot in the backpackers camp then set off the next morning. There were no wilderness permits left for the hike Chad suggested so instead we did the loop to Yosemite falls and around to Snow Creek and Mirror lake. It's quite hard work with backpacks going up to the falls in the heat but totally worth it and doable. The rest of the hike was completely beautiful and we camped overnight in the forest near a creek. You will never have that experience if you stay down in the valley. Chad was responsive and helpful and had lots of advice and although we had never been to Yosemite we had no trouble working it out with his help. It was a truly fantastic magical few days

Laura User Profile
September 2017
This was a fantastic experience. Chad was very helpful and replied to all my questions, the equipment was clean and well cared for, and his directions were spot on. I did this hike over Labor Day and still saw no one until the very end. It was absolutely beautiful. The road up to Glacier Point was closed due to fires, so I had to hike up the Four Mile Trail to get to Glacier Point and the trailhead for Pohono. Great way to tack on some extra miles but was strenuous. Nothing but switch backs practically. Chad also provides videos to show you how to work all the equipment, so if you're like me and haven't really done this sort of thing before, it's no problem. If you're thinking about doing this I'd say go for it!

Zach User Profile
July 2017
Chad's help and knowledge of the area was amazing. The camp crate was perfect for the trail! It was my first backpacking trip and also my first time in Yosemite. It was an amazing experience and I'll never forget It!

Pablo User Profile
July 2017
Chad was a great host, always trying to help us with our many doubts. The gear was brand new and perfect to stay in the wilderness. I just have positive words for him and the Yosemite experience.

Rita User Profile
July 2017
I'm so glad we took this trip and used Chad's service - I don't think we ever would have backpacked in the wilderness otherwise, and now we're hooked! He made everything very easy, was incredibly responsive to our multiple questions and came up with alternative options for us as we decided to hike on Yosemite's busiest weekend - 4th of July. The gear provided is top notch, exactly what you'll need, and as long as you are a little bit flexible (open to hitch hiking, for example) you'll have a blast!

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New Philadelphia, Ohio, United StatesJoined in July 2016
Chad User Profile
I am an avid camper and adventurist living in Yosemite National Park. My free time is spent wandering through wilderness, rock climbing Yosemite's world-class granite, and road tripping to all the amazing locations in the Sierras. I love to help guests make the best of the pa…
Languages: English
Response rate: 80%
Response time: within a day

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