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Woman Sierra backpacking groups

Postby Vickster » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:11 pm

Does anyone know about any all-woman backpacking groups that do Sierra trips? I'm open to a group that goes other places but Sierra-centric would be better!

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Re: Woman Sierra backpacking groups

Postby LMBSGV » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:42 pm

Call of the Wild, founded by Carole Latimer has a great reputation, not only for their trips, but for their food. (Carole wrote Wilderness Cuisine, my favorite backpacking cookbook.)

Here's their website:


I noticed they only have one Sierra trip listed on the site so I don't know if their focus has changed. They used to do many more from a few days to two weeks.
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Re: Woman Sierra backpacking groups

Postby balzaccom » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:27 am

I can't make any personal recommendations, but I do know that such trips exist. My wife and I passed such a group last year near Garnet Lake in the Ansel Adams Wilderness...

check out our website: http://www.backpackthesierra.com/
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